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Homiletic Miscellany for Epiphany
Egypt, between 891 and 893
MS M.611 fol. 1r

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Rectangular headpiece decorated with interlace and four round finials at corners.
Beginning of text for Peter of Alexandria, Homily on Epiphany
Margin, left:
Dove with twig in beak beside scrolling foliate coronis descending into left margin.
Initial Alpha decorated with interlace and scrolling foliate coronis descending into lower margin, terminating at spearhead finial.
Margin, lower:
Animal with three leafy twigs in mouth.

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