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England, perhaps Oxford, ca. 1265
MS G.42 fol. 169v

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Psalm 069 (Vulg., 068).
Bust of Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, is raising right hand and holding tripartite globe inscribed with cross in draped left hand. Below, male figure, possibly David or Jonah, bald, nude, arms raised, emerges from water.
Figures on blue (top) and pink (bottom) patterned backgrounds within initial S decorated with marginal extension containing fantastic animal.

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