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Belgium, Liège, ca. 1280s
MS M.183 fol. 125r

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Initial D:
Psalm 102 (Vulg., 101).
Christ: in Gethsemane -- On mount, Christ, cross-nimbed, kneels with joined hands raised toward God, cross-nimbed, emerging from above; in foreground, three nimbed apostles sleep.
Scene beneath double trefoil arches, within initial D decorated with marginal foliate extension.
In lower and right margins, rectilinear foliate bars, one with terminal of winged hybrid man and another, entwined by human-headed serpent, with terminal of bald human head.

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