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Français : La clémence de Cyrus II le Grand envers les Hébreux
Français : Miniature extraite de Flavius Josèphe, Les Antiquités judaïques, Livre XI. Cyrus II le Grand, roi de Perse, permet aux Hébreux, en captivité à Babylone, de retourner dans leur patrie et de reconstruire la ville de Jérusalem et le Temple.
English: This is a depiction of the biblical character, Emperor Cyrus the Great of Persia, who permitted the Hebrews to return to the Holy Land and rebuild God's Temple.
Date circa 1470-1475
Medium illumination on parchment
Dimensions 21 × 17.5 cm (8.3 × 6.9 in)
département des Manuscrits
Accession number Français 247, fol. 230v.
References François Avril (dir.), Jean Fouquet, peintre et enlumineur du XVe siècle, catalogue de l'exposition, Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France / Hazan, 2003, 432 p. ( ISBN 2-7177-2257-2), p.310-322

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