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Northeastern France, during last quarter of the 13th century
MS M.969 fol. 128r

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Beginning of I Samuel.
David: chosen by Samuel -- Samuel, wearing hat, raises right hand to touch head of David, crowned, wearing armor, holding spear in right hand and sword in left hand. At right is Christ-Logos (head and shoulders only), cross-nimbed, emerging from clouds, touching crown on David's head with his right hand and David's left shoulder with his left hand. Scene within decorated initial F.
In right margin is musician playing organ and in lower margin is bird.

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