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France, Paris, between 1495 and 1498
MS M.934 fol. 101r

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Psalm 069 (Vulg., 068) -- David, wearing crown, raises hands. Beside him is harp. Above is cloud-edged arc of heaven, rayed, within which is Christ-Logos, rays as nimbus, extending right hand and holding cross-surmounted globe in left hand. In background is group of soldiers, wearing armor and holding spears. The foremost soldier is mounted on horse and has shield slung around neck. Scene in landscapse setting.
Margin is decorated with foliate border, including daisies, inhabited by bird and by fantastic animal, winged.

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