MS M.461, fols. 12v–13r

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Livre des merveilles du monde

France, probably Angers
ca. 1460
281 x 220 mm

Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913) in 1911

MS M.461, fols. 12v–13r

Boeotia (left)

In a scene from Greek myth, the princess Europa is found by her brother Cadmus, founder of Thebes.

Bohemia (right)

A hunter and his dogs pursue the loz, a beast that boils water in a sac on its neck and then spews the scalding water onto those who attack it.