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Gradual, Sequentiary, Sacramentary
Austria, perhaps Salzburg, ca. 1260-1264
MS M.855 fol. 61v

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Pentecost -- Beneath ciborium-like architectural frame surmounted by cross, dove of Holy Ghost, cross-nimbed, descends, issuing nine rays toward five nimbed apostles, including Peter, tonsured, holding book, at center. All apostles as half figures.
Scene within initial S.
Beginning of introit for Pentecost Thursday.

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