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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 30r

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Initial D of Recommendation for Lesson 2, De latere christi sanguinis effusio, enclosing head of veiled woman.
Decorated initial S of Lesson 2, Sicut namque diuinitas uerbi dei una.
Margins decorated with curvilinear foliate stems, and balls.
Margin, lower, inhabited by three monkeys, two back to back touching with their anus exposed, the second biting left arm of the third.
Margin, right, inhabited by bird on two stilts (Stilt-walking).
Line endings decorated.

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