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MS M.43 fol. 10r
1) Abraham: blessed by Melchisedek -- Melchisedek, white-haired and bearded, extends on draped hands goblet (chalice) and round loaf toward Abraham, wearing cap, with right hand raised; both stand.
Scene caption in Anglo-Norman French, CI ISSIT MELCHISEDECH LE CHAPELAIN DEX A REIS DE SALEM OF PAIN E VIN ENCONTRANT ABRAHAM APRES LA VICTOYRE.
2) Abraham: entertaining the Angels -- Abraham, seated on bench, bends with joined hands raised toward three nimbed angels, with hands raised, seated on bench; two point with left hands toward Abraham.
Scene caption in Anglo-Norman French, CI VIT ABRAHAM TREIS ANGELES A ADORA LE UN.
Scenes within decorated frames.
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