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Psalm: 53
Iconography: The seated man in the centre turns his head away from Christ and discourses with other foolish children of men. The fool has said in his heart: there is no god... God has looked forth from heaven upon the children of men: to see if there be any that understands or seeks after god. All have turned aside together
Art: The multi coloured lettering marks a liturgical division in the psalter.
Thread stitch: yes
Historical Relevance:
Quire: 11


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