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Northeastern France, during last quarter of the 13th century
MS M.969 fol. 422v

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Beginning of I Thessalonians.
Apostle, Paul: Letter to Thessalonians -- Paul, nimbed, sits in chair and writes at desk in open book with pseudo-inscription. At right is man, tonsured with right hand extended and left hand touching head of youth, kneeling with joined hands raised.
In lower margin, two tormentors raise clubs to strike Paul, nimbed, with bound hands raised.
In right margin is hybrid man, winged.

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