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Italy, probably Palermo, first quarter of the 14th century
MS G.60 fol. 434r

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1) In upper register, Baruch, nimbed, is seated on bench writing at desk with quill held in right hand; building is in background.
2) Nebuchadnezzar: Destruction of Jerusalem -- Walled city in flames is watched by two of three men, looking back over their right shoulders.
Scenes against blue background within initial E on a gold background decorated with foliate extenders.
Beginning of Baruch.

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