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France, Paris, between 1230 and 1239
MS M.92 fol. 107v

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1) Apostle, Andrew: Crucifixion -- Apostle Andrew, nimbed, is nailed to cross, in horizontal position, by male executioner with hammer. Another executioner places the apostle's right hand on the cross. Head of God appears above. Scene within decorated initial M.
2) Nicholas of Myra: Scene, preaching -- Three men, including one seated, gesture toward Nicholas of Myra, nimbed, with book in his left hand and his right hand grasping the middle stem of initial M. Scene within initial M decorated with dragon stem.
3) Lucy of Syracuse: Scene -- Lucy of Syracuse, nimbed, holds palm in her left hand and raises her right hand toward three men wearing pointed hats, including one raising his right hand to his face. Scene within decorated initial E.
Line endings of abstract penwork on page.

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