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Opening with Christ appearing to Mary Magdalene (Noli me tangere), Christ appearing to two Apostles on the road to Emmaus, the Supper at Emmaus, and the Incredulity of Thomas

The miniatures in this opening are part of a cycle of twenty-four full-page miniatures depicting forty-eight scenes from the life of Christ. The cycle forms a pictorial preface to the text of the Psalms.

This manuscript has been dated to ca. 1225-1240.

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