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King's 24 f. 17 Spring
Spring
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Description: Miniature of the activities of early spring (indicated by the trees' bare branches), such as ploughing and fence-mending, at the beginning of Virgil's Georgics; decorated initial 'Q'(uid) with three satyrs, with sheaves of wheat and golden grapes, and a full border decorated with sheaves of wheat, cornucopiae, swags, and strings of gems. 
Origin: Italy, Central (Rome) 


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