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France, Paris, ca. 1250
MS G.31 fol. 253r

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Initial N decorated with animal heads or masks and foliate ornament.
Isaiah: Scene, Martyrdom -- Isaiah, head bleeding, hands clasped on abdomen, wearing loincloth, crouches on ground. He is flanked by two executioners, one wearing hat, both sawing head of Isaiah with box saw.
Scene on gold background within initial U decorated with animal head or mask, and with foliate and geometric ornament.
Beginning of Isaiah, Prologue and Isaiah.

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