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Lansdowne 383 f. 15v Beatus page
Beatus page
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Description: Historiated initial 'B'(eatus) at the beginning of Psalm 1 of David holding a book with standing men behind him, and below, musicians and a devil. Above the initial is a bust of Christ and the four symbols of the Evangelists Below the initial are two lines of text that are now only visible in raking light. 
Origin: England 


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