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England, Oxford, between 1212 and 1220
MS M.43 fol. 14v
1) Jephthah: met by Daughter -- Female attendant, with right hand raised, stands by daughter playing harp, before Jephthah, wearing vair-lined mantle, with right hand raised, accompanied by male figure. Scene within architectural setting.
Scene caption in Anglo-Norman French, CI VINT LA FILIE GEPTE EN CU(N)TRE SUN PERE PUR FERE MELODIE PUR SA VICTORIE.
2) Jephthah: Sacrifice -- Jephthah with left hand seizes hair of his daughter, kneeling on mound with joined hands, and with sword in his right hand strikes her neck, bleeding. Scene within architectural setting.
Scene caption in Anglo-Norman French, CI TUA GEPTE SA FILIE PUR CEO KE WUA KE IL TUEREIT KIL KE IL P(RI)MIS ENKU(N)TEREIT.
Scenes within decorated frames.
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