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Opening with four scenes from the Last Judgment: the Blessed in Heaven, the Damned falling into Hell, and the Weighing of two souls by the Devil and the Archangel Michael, and the Division of the two souls

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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