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Italy, probably Palermo, first quarter of the 14th century
MS G.60 fol. 640v

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John, nimbed, right hand raised at breast, draped left hand holding open book on left knee is seated on bench against blue background within initial S decorated with foliate extenders.
Beginning of III John.
Apostle, Jude: preaching -- Jude, nimbed, pointing down with right hand and up with left hand, stands on pedestal. Below him, group of men, some gesturing with hands extended, sit, some looking up.
Scene against gold background within initial I decorated with foliate extenders. Decorated initial O and dragon within initial I.
Beginning of Jude.

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