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Italy, probably Palermo, first quarter of the 14th century
MS G.60 fol. 167r

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David: told of Saul's Death -- David, crowned (?), arms raised, is seated on bench in doorway; Amalekite, his arms crossed (?) on his breast, kneels before David.
Scene against gold background within initial F decorated with long descender connected to border of floreate and foliate ornament and two dragons.
Beginning of II Samuel (Vulg., II Kings).

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