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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 93r

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Six decorated initials of Psalter of Jerome, B, C of Psalm 126:4 (Vulg., 125:4), Conuerte domine captiuitatem nostram, enclosing head of hooded man, D enclosing animal head, F enclosing animal head, I, and P enclosing hybrid man.
Upper and lower margins decorated with horizontal bars.
Margin, upper, inhabited by head of woman wearing fillet, and bird.
Margin, lower, inhabited by nude man falling into or standing on his head in cauldron, and by hybrid bird with open beak, in cauldron.
Margin, right, inhabited by canine head.
Line endings decorated.

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