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Northeastern France, during last quarter of the 13th century
MS M.969 fol. 303v

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Beginning of Baruch.
Baruch, Son of Neriah, wearing hat, sits at desk and writes in open book with pseudo-inscription. From above, half-figure of Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, emerges from cloudy arc of heaven, raising right forefinger. Scene in decorated initial E.
In left margin is hybrid animal wearing pointed hood and man, kneeling on one knee and holding candlestick in both hands.
In lower margin is bird, archer with bow from which he has shot arrow, and hybrid man, winged, wearing miter.

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