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Belgium, Liège, ca. 1280s
MS M.183 fol. 251r

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Initial E:
Psalm 134 (Vulg., 133) -- Half figure of nimbed male saint with joined hands raised in front.
Figure within initial E decorated with foliate extensions formed by fantastic animal.
Initial F:
Half figure of nimbed male saint with right hand raised and book in left hand.
Figure within initial F decorated with foliate extension with terminal of animal head. Beginning of Hymn for Compline.

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