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Northeastern France, during last quarter of the 13th century
MS M.969 fol. 342v

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Beginning of Zechariah.
Zechariah: Prophecy -- In upper compartment of decorated initial I is Zechariah, seated beside tree, with book in right hand raising left hand. Above him is king, crowned, astride horse, behind which are two horses.
Zechariah: Vision, Candelabrum -- In lower compartment of decorated initial I are candlestick and seven oil lamps.
In upper margin fantastic animal.
In center margin is man, wearing hat, with left hand raised, standing upon fantastic animal.
In lower margin is dog pursuing rabbit.

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