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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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England, Oxford, between 1212 and 1220
MS M.43 fol. 13v

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1) Moses: crossing Red Sea (Israelites scavenging Egyptians' Armor) -- Four Israelite men gather two mail hauberks, and two of three helmets; the other helmet and two swords lie on shore; Red Sea in foreground. No scene caption.
2) Moses: receiving Law -- Moses, nimbed, horned, steps forward, receiving Tables of law from right hand of Christ-Logos, cross-nimbed, standing with left forefinger raised, before mount. Scene within architectural setting.
Scene caption in Anglo-Norman French, CI DONA NOSTRE SEIGNUR LA LEY A MOYSES.
Scenes within decorated frames.

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