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Gradual, Sequentiary, and Sacramentary
Germany, Weingarten, ca. 1225-1250
MS M.711 fol. 110r

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Oswald of Northumbria: Scene, feeding Poor -- Within decorated initial D, Aidanus of Lindisfarne, decorated nimbus, wearing miter, right hand raised, and Oswald of Northumbria, decorated nimbus, crowned, are seated at table on which are vessels, loaves and knife. Oswald extends right hand toward Aidanus and offers vessel to beggar, right hand raised, crutch under left arm, seated below in corner of initial D. Two other beggars, within initial and below table, raise hands towards Oswald.

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