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Thamyris Description: Detail of a miniature of the head of king Cyrus being brought before Thamyris, queen of the Amazons, in 'L'Épître Othéa'. Origin: France, Central (Paris) Attribution: Attributed to the Master of the Cité d

LXXVIII-Hypsicrateia, reine du Pont, accompagnant l'armée (HYPSICRATEA, Queen of Pontus) -- Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375), Le Livre des cleres et nobles femmes, v. 1488-1496, Cognac (France), traducteur anonyme. -- Illustrations painted by Robinet Testard -- BnF Français 599 fol. 67

Detail of a miniature of a man with a sword riding a lion, as a personification of Pride (Orgueil), and a woman with a sword, riding a wolf, as a personification of Envy (Envie), in the Penitential Psalms, from The Dunois Hours, France (Paris), c. 1339 – c. 1450, Yates Thompson MS 3, f. 159r

Gray wool gown with flap sleeves layered over a blue kirtle. BL MS Harley 4431, The Queen's Book, fol. 178. Christine de Pizan.

The Bedford Hours is a French late medieval book of hours. It dates to the early fifteenth century (c. 1410-1430). This is Anne, Duchess of Bedford (detail) - British Library Add MS 18850 f257v - Bedford Hours --- (1410-1430)

C-Zénobie, reine de Palmyre, chassant (ZENOBIA, queen of Palmyra) -- Giovanni Boccaccio (1313-1375), Le Livre des cleres et nobles femmes, v. 1488-1496, Cognac (France), traducteur anonyme. -- Illustrations painted by Robinet Testard -- BnF Français 599 fol. 86

Image Content?. Chronicle of Jean Froissart. Book III. Bibliothèque Nationale de France, BNF FR 2645, Fol. 132

Christine de Pizan. c. 1410-c. 1414 Detail of a miniature of Actaeon surprising Diana at her bath; he is turned into a stag as punishment, in 'L'Épître Othéa'.