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Northeastern France, during last quarter of the 13th century
MS M.969 fol. 266v

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Beginning of Isaiah.
Hezekiah: Isaiah prophesying -- Half-figure of Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, emerging from cloudy arc of heaven, holds book in left hand and extends right hand toward Isaiah, wearing pointed hat, raising right hand, and holding scroll with pseudo-inscription in left hand. They are above Hezekiah, crowned, reclining on bed. Scene within decorated initial U.
In left margin is hybrid man with deer antlers and man holding sling in right hand.
In lower margin rabbit is pursued by dog.

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