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Gradual, Sequentiary, and Sacramentary
Germany, Weingarten, ca. 1225-1250
MS M.711 fol. 22r

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Evangelist, John: boiled in Oil -- Within decorated initial P, Evangelist John, decorated nimbus, in tub (only upper body visible), is flanked by two male figures. One figure pours oil from bowl over Evangelist John's head.
In margin, peacock bites bottom of descender of initial P.

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