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Italy, probably Palermo, first quarter of the 14th century
MS G.60 fol. 372v

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Psalm 110 (Vulg., 109).
Trinity: Two Persons flanking Dove or Christ: seated at Right Hand of God -- Disk encloses dove of Holy Ghost descending from Arc of Heaven on three rays. Flanking Holy Ghost are Christ and God, both with pearled nimbi, right hands raised and pointing to right, holding open books in left hands and seated on bench, with feet on two or three crouching men possibly representing enemies.
Scene against blue background within initial D on gold background, decorated with foliate extenders.

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