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Burney 15 f. 21v Illuminated initial
Illuminated initial
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Description: Parallel Greek and Latin texts of Psalm 17.2, with an illuminated zoomorphic initial 'a'(gapeso) formed by a stylised bird in the Greek text, and a simple initial 'D'(iligam) at the beginning of the Latin text. 
Origin: Italy 


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