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Alexander’s griffin-powered flying machine, c.1420-25 (colour on parchment)

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BL6387410
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Alexander’s griffin-powered flying machine, c.1420-25 (colour on parchment)
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French School, (15th century) / French
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British Library, London, UK
Medium
colour on parchment
Date
c. 1420 AD - c. 1425 AD (C15th AD)
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28.5x19.5 cms
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The Vraye histoire du bon roy Alexandre, incipit (rubric):' Comment nostre seigneur donna congnoissance a Alixandre de trier le bien du mal ' ; (text): 'Puis que le premier pere duman lignage'; with a table of contents (ff. 1r-2v). The French text of the Vraye histoire is based on the Latin Historia Alexandri Magni de preliis , written in the 10th century by the Neapolitan archpriest Leo.

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Largest available format 3736 × 5127 px 29 MB
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Large 3736 × 5127 px 316 × 434 mm 29.2 MB
Medium 746 × 1024 px 63 × 87 mm 1.2 MB

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