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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 174r

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Ezekiel: by River of Chebar -- Ezekiel, wearing hat and knotted sash at waist, hands raised, standing on bank of river, looks up toward half-figure of God, wearing imperial crown, raising right hand, holding globe with left hand, emerging from cloud of arc of Heaven. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including campanula, grapes, cornflower, thistle, and daisy, and inhabited by butterfly and putto holding whirligig with right hand and shield with left hand astride fantastic animal (Scene, Burlesque: Riding). Text is first lesson in first nocturn for Matins on first Sunday in November.

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