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        The Battle of Tolbiac and The Baptism of King Clovis, from 'Mirouer Historial de France', published in 1516

        French School, (16th century); French. Medium: woodcut. Date: 1516. Battle of Tolbiac took place in AD 496, the Franks lead by Clovis I (c.466-511) fought against the Almanni, an army consisting of several Germanic tribes; legend has it that Clovis attributed his success to the vow he made to convert to Christianity if he won; Provenance: Private Collection. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.

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