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Pauline Epistles, with commentary by Petrus Lombardus
Spain, SahagĂșn, 1181
MS M.939 fol. 2v

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1) Decorated initial P with intertwined foliate ornament and animal heads.
2) Apostle Paul, holding scroll (?) in right hand and sword in left hand, within decorated initial P.
Below bowl of P:
Apostle, Paul: Conversion (?) -- Hand of God extends from arc of heaven toward Paul, possibly falling backward. Beside him are sword and two witnesses.

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