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France, between 1225 and 1250
MS M.66 fol. 482r

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In left column, initial M enclosing lion, winged, as evangelist symbol for Mark, scroll with pseudo-inscription between two front legs, at beginning of Mark, Priscillian Prologue. In right column, Mark, holding book with both hands, standing below trefoil arch with gable within initial I at beginning of Mark. Fantastic animal biting self in extender at base of the initial.

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