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Spain, perhaps in Tábara, ca. 940-945
MS M.644 fol. 276v

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Daniel: Vision, Man in Linen (Daniel 10:4 ff.) -- Daniel, scalloped nimbus, addressed by man clothed in linen represented as nimbed angel standing on river Hiddekel (Tigris); inscriptions DANIEL INTERROGAT USQUEQUO FINIS HORUM MIRABILIUM; and UIR UESTITUS LINEIS QUI STABAT SUPER AQUAS FLUMINIS ADLOCATUR DANIELEM DE DESOLATIONE FUTURA;
below, two nimbed angels, one nimbus scalloped, standing on either side of the river; inscriptions ET ALIUS ANGELUS HINC SUPER RIPAM FLUMINIS; ET ALIUS INDE EX ALTERA RIPA FLUMINIS; and HIC FLUBIUS TIGRIS QUI HEBRAICE DICITUR ET DEGGEL.
Illustration for Jerome, In Danielem.



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