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Burney 3 f. 470 Illuminated initial
Illuminated initial
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Description: Illuminated historiated initial 'S' at the beginning of II Peter, of Peter addressing a group of men and a youth, identified by his usual attribute, the large key in his hand; his audience may be the 'false teachers' and 'false prophets' mentioned at the beginning of chapter 2. 
Origin: England, S. E. (Canterbury?) 


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