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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 95v

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Five decorated initials of Psalter of Jerome, F of Psalm 122:7 (Vulg., 121:7), Fiat pax in uirtute tua, enclosing man, S enclosing two creatures, M, S enclosing rabbit, and A.
Upper and lower margins decorated with horizontal bars.
Margin, upper, inhabited by rabbit in burrow, and half figure of beardless man raising right hand.
Margin, left, inhabited by hybrid bird.
Margin, lower, inhabited by hybrid animal and hybrid man wearing cap.
Line endings decorated.

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