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France, Paris, between 1495 and 1498
MS M.934 fol. 86v

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Psalm 056 (Vulg., 055) -- Group of soldiers, wearing armor and holding spears, is followed by David, wearing crown, and armor, and holding banner over right soldier. Behind him is soldier, wearing helmet and holding spear over left soldier. At right is soldier, wearing helmet, with scimitar in raised right hand, with left hand on scabberd and with shield slung around neck. Behind him is group of soldiers, wearing helmets and holding spears. Scene in landscape, strewn with spears and blood.
Margin is decorated with foliate border, including daisies, inhabited by fantastic animal, winged, and by bird.

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