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Cuerden psalter
England, Oxford, ca. 1270
MS M.756 fol. 151r

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Psalm 103 (Vulg., 102) -- Death: Scene, Man on Deathbed -- Half figure of Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, emerging from above, with right hand blesses Personification of Soul, with joined hands raised, issuing from lips of dying man with hands raised, lying on bed (illustration of verses 1-2, 14-16).
Scene against gold background, within decorated initial B with foliate volutes.

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