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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 44r

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Five initials of Psalm 43:2-6 (Vulg., 42:2-6), the initial Q enclosing head of hooded man for verse 2, Qua tu es deus fortitudo mea, and four initials E, E, C, and S decorated with ornament.
Margins decorated with rectilinear bars.
Margin, upper, inhabited by hybrid animal with long beak, and hybrid serpent with animal head.
Margin, lower, inhabited by three snails on boat, and waters at left.
Margin, right, inhabited by hybrid animal, and vertical arrow or spear on string of bow (adjacent to verse 2, "affligit me inimicus").
Line endings decorated.

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