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Northeastern France, during last quarter of the 13th century
MS M.969 fol. 330v

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Beginning of Hosea.
Hosea: with Gomer -- Hosea raises left forefinger and extends right hand toward Gomer, raising right hand. Above is hand of God in gesture of blessing, emerging from cloudy arc of heaven.
In left margin is hybrid animal.
In lower margin is man, with sword in right hand, mounted on goat and holding the goat's horn in his left hand. At right is half-figure of angel, aiming bow and arrow.

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