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France, ca. 1260
MS M.851 fol.

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Initial P, column 1:
Heads of male figures, wearing caps, within foliate ornament of initial P, stem forming marginal extender.
Beginning of Prologue to Philemon.
Initial P, column 2:
Apostle, Paul: in Prison -- Apostle Paul, nimbed, within prison, gives book to messenger, wearing broad-rimmed hat.
Scene on gold background within initial P decorated with foliate ornament, stem forming marginal ascender.
Beginning of Philemon.

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