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Italy, probably Palermo, first quarter of the 14th century
MS G.60 fol. 318r

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Ecclesiasticus: Illustration -- Within setting of polylobed arch and tower, Jesus, Son of Sirach, crowned, holding scepter in left hand, is seated on throne gesturing with right hand toward group of men and one woman, foremost of whom raises arms.
Scene against blue background within initial O on gold, decorated with foliate extenders.
Beginning of Ecclesiasticus.

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