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Cuerden psalter
England, Oxford, ca. 1270
MS M.756 fol. 132r

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Psalm 089 (Vulg., 088) -- Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, stands with hands grasping left hands of two nude men, one amid flames (Purgatory ?) and the other amid waters, both in front of two men holding open books with pseudo-inscriptions (illustration of verses 30-32, Vulg., 31-33 ?).
Scene against gold background, within decorated initial M with foliate volute extended into left margin.

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