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Decorated initial from BL Harley 1321, f. 3v-4

Decorated initial from BL Harley 1321, f. 3v-4

 
 
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Initials with penwork decoration, and a leaf from an 11th-century Sacramentary used as a flyleaf on the left. Image taken from f. 3v-4 of Cycle of Aimeri de Narbonne: 'Girart de Viane' by Bertrand de Bar-sur-Aube, 5560 lines, imperfect at the beginning (ff. 4-38v), 'Aimeri de Narbonne' and 'Narbonnais', 12850 lines (ff. 38v-120v), 'Siége de Barbastre', 8400 lines (ff. 121-175), and 'Guibert d'Andrenas' and 'Mort d'Aimeri', 6560 lines, imperfect at the end (ff. 176-217v). Written in French.

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1000 - 1100
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British Library
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