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Gradual, Sequentiary, Sacramentary
Austria, perhaps Salzburg, ca. 1260-1264
MS M.855 fol. 153v

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Christ: Ascension -- Christ disappears into clouds, showing only His legs above Virgin Mary, wearing T-inscribed veil, with left hand raised, flanked by three apostles, including tonsured Peter, all as nimbed half figures, against gold background within initial C.
Beginning of collect for Ascension Thursday.

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