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England, perhaps Oxford, ca. 1265
MS G.42 fol. 272v

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Joel: receiving the Word -- God or Christ-Logos, possibly cross nimbed, holds book in right hand and gestures with left forefinger, standing next to Joel, nimbed, right hand held palm out, left hand grasping mantle and holding book.
Fantastic animal, two-legged with serpentine tail, possibly wearing feathered headgear, rests on foliate ornament on top of initial I; scene on pink patterned background within initial U decorated with animal head and with short extension containing foliate ornament.
Beginning of Joel.

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