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France, Amiens, between 1280 and 1299
MS M.729 fol. 258v

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1) Nicholas of Myra: Scene, Three Youths rescued from Barrel -- In initial D decorated with geometric ornament and foliate spandrels, Nicholas of Myra, nimbed, wearing bishop's miter and vestments, holds a crozier in his left hand and raises his right hand toward two nude youths, with joined hands raised, in tub; the third youth is not represented.
2) Margins - Rectilinear bars decorated with foliage, and inhabited by a dog pursuing a rabbit, a lion, a hybrid man?, two birds, a fantastic animal with a spoon, and a serra swallowing a bird with its beak grasping animal (?).

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