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France, Paris, ca. 1250
MS G.31 fol. 96v

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David: cherished by Abishag -- David, crowned, reclining on draped bed, looks up toward man, wearing filet, right hand indicating Abishag, wearing filet, raising right hand, resting left hand on cross bar of initial.
Scene on gold background within initial E decorated with foliate ornament.
Beginning of I Kings (Vulg., III Kings).

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