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Italy, Padua, ca. 1287-1300
MS M.436 fol. 317v

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Bust of man in initial T decorated with foliate ornament.
Beginning of Micah, Prologue.
Half figure of man in initial M decorated with foliate ornament.
Beginning of Micah, Prologue II.
Micah: prophesying before Tower -- Micah, looks and gestures toward two soldiers, wearing mail, helmets and holding spears and shields. Beside them is tower.
Scene within initial U decorated with foliate ornament and with foliate extender.
Beginning of Micah.
Gold balls, and vine decorated with balls and foliate ornament surmounted by soldier wearing mail, helmet and holding round shield (buckler) and terminating in foliate medallion enclosing fantastic animal.

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