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Pauline Epistles, with commentary by Petrus Lombardus
Spain, SahagĂșn, 1181
MS M.939 fol. 237r

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1) Apostle, Paul: preaching -- Paul, nimbed, holding pen in right hand and knife in left hand, sits at writing desk with scroll and two inkpots. Before him are three men, all standing. Scene within initial M formed of fantastic animals.
2) Initial M decorated with fantastic animals, animal heads, and interlace and foliate ornament.

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