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Spain, perhaps in Tábara, ca. 940-945
MS M.644 fol. 261v

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Daniel: Vision, Ancient of Days; and Vision, Four Beasts (Daniel 7:2-10) -- Ancient of Days beardless, nimbed, holding book, seated on throne in arch framed by two rows of nimbed heads of angels and flanked by two fiery wheels inscribed ROTE IGNIS; inscriptions IUDICIUM SEDIT ET LIBRI APERTI SUNT; MILIA MILIUM; fiery stream flowing from the throne, flanked by four Beasts, one beast with human head on one of horns; inscriptions LEENA ALAS AQUILA HABENS REGNUM BABILONIUM; PARDUS QUATUOR HABENS CAPITA REGNUM ALAXANDRINUM; OS LOQUENS TERRABILIS INGENTIA REGNUM ROMANORUM; URSUS CUM TRIBUS D.ORDINIBUS REGNUM...-PERSARUM; Personification of four winds, each inscribed UENTUS, at corners.
Illustration for Jerome, In Danielem.

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