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France, Paris, between 1230 and 1239
MS M.92 fol. 103v

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1) Christ: Entry into Jerusalem -- Two nimbed apostles follow Christ, cross-nimbed, with His right hand raised. He is mounted on bridled ass approaching city gate of Jerusalem. Scene within decorated initial O.
2) Christ: Betrayal and Arrest - Judas embraces Christ, cross-nimbed, with book in His left hand, surrounded by four soldiers holding club, halberd, lantern and spear. Scene within initial D decorated with dragon stem.
Line endings of abstract penwork.

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