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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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Italy, probably Palermo, first quarter of the 14th century
MS G.60 fol. 131r

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Scene within initial P:
Israelite: asking Counsel -- Within temple, domed, with apse, six Israelites, two with joined hands raised, kneel before covered altar. Book (?) is on altar; lamp is above altar. Above, God, nimbed and beardless emerges from Arc of Heaven, gesturing with right hand.
Scene against gold background within initial P decorated with extenders connected to borders containing two dragons at top and two birds at bottom.
Beginning of Judges.

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