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Northeastern France, during last quarter of the 13th century
MS M.969 fol. 4v

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Beginning of Jerome, Preface to Pentateuch.
Jerome, wearing hat, sits in chair at desk, upon which is open book with pseudo-inscription. He holds stylus in right hand. Figure within decorated initial D.
In lower margin is male figure, supporting frame of initial with his right hand and left shoulder; hybrid man, wearing conical hat; and dog.
Two birds are in upper margin and between columns of text.

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