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Italy, Padua, ca. 1287-1300
MS M.436 fol. 317r

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Bust of man in initial I.
Beginning of Jonah, Prologue IV
Jonah: in Sea Monster or Jonah: cast up -- Jonah, nimbed, nude, with joined hands raised, in mouth of fish.
Beginning of Jonah..
Scene within initial E decorated with foliate ornament.
Gold balls, and vine decorated with balls and foliate ornament inhabited by man wearing helmet, mail, and holding shield terminating in foliate medallion enclosing blue cock (rooster).

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