Historiated Initial Letter “A”details

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Historiated Initial Letter “A”

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A decorative initial capital letter “A” at the start of a chapter. This “historiated” letter A shows a woodsman, perhaps, with an axe (ax) raised over his head and a sheep at his feet. It could also be Abraham sacrificing a lamb instead of his son Isaac. The man wears a cloak with a hood, and shorts, and seems to have either soft boots or bare feet with anklets. The background seems to be a sort of criblé texture.

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