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Cuerden psalter
England, Oxford, ca. 1270
MS M.756 fol. 174v

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1) Psalm 117:01 (Vulg., 116:01) -- Three men, two (?) wearing caps, all kneel, raising hands toward head of Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, emerging from cloud.
Scene against blue background, within decorated initial L with foliate volute.
2) Psalm 118:01 (Vulg., 117:01); Scene, Liturgical: Confession -- Veiled woman kneels with joined hands raised, before tonsured Dominican friar, wearing habit, seated on bench, placing right hand on her head (absolution).
Scene against gold background, within decorated initial C.

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