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France, Amiens, between 1280 and 1299
MS M.729 fol. 303r

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1) Apostle, Peter: Miracle of raising Tabitha -- In initial D decorated with geometric ornament and diapered backgrounds, Evangelist John, nimbed, with his right hand raised, stands behind tonsured Apostle Peter, nimbed, with a book with one clasp in his left hand, and his right hand raised toward a bearded man gesturing, behind the veiled Tabitha seated on the ground, raising her joined hands in prayer.
2) Margins - Rectilinear bars decorated with interlace and foliage, enclosing five French heraldic shields, including Moreuil (two), and Count of Soissons (one), and inhabited by a male musician seated, playing psaltery, a hooded hybrid man playing a wind instrument, an owl, a hybrid man, a bird, and an animal.

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