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Gradual, Sequentiary, and Sacramentary
Germany, Weingarten, ca. 1225-1250
MS M.711 fol. 7r

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Medallion 1:
Month, Occupation: November -- Man places left foot on slaughtered pig, on its back, and raises axe above second pig, eating from footed bowl.
Medallion 2:
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius -- Centaur shoots with bow and arrow.
Stem of initial K terminates in cross.
Two rounded arches, surmounted by tower and finial, frame text.

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