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Pauline Epistles, with commentary by Petrus Lombardus
Spain, SahagĂșn, 1181
MS M.939 fol. 233v

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1) Animal: Dog pursuing Rabbit -- Dog rearing on hind legs, bites abdomen of leaping rabbit. Scene in initial P decorated with interlace ornament.
2) Apostle, Paul: Shipwreck -- Paul and three other men fall into water from sinking ship. Scene in initial P decorated with medallion enclosing nude man with wooden leg, and foliate and interlace ornament.

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