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Chronica Majora by Matthew Paris
Matthaei Paris Chronica Maiora I

A Tartar Cannibal Feast, 1243


Tartars: one beheads a man, one eats human leg, another seated on cut-up bodies roasts a boy on spit.
On right a nude man bound by hair and arms to a tree: a horse eats the leaves of the tree.


Chronica Maiora II, Saint Albans, England, ca. 124053. Folio 167r, MS 16II, Parker Library, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

Figure 180, p286 The Art of Matthew Paris in the Chronica Majora by Suzanne Lewis, 1987.

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