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Speculum humanae salvationis
England, Yorkshire?, ca. 1400
MS M.766 fol. 36v
Christ: Entry into Jerusalem -- Christ, crossed nimbus, raising right hand in gesture of blessing, is astride bridled ass next to scroll inscribed QUIA SI COGNOUISSES ET TU. Before the ass, Zacheus is in branches of tree; another man places garment on ground at ass's feet, and woman next to him holds branch in raised right hand.
Caption, CHRISTUS FLEUIT SUPER IERUSALEM, is inscribed above scene.
Jeremiah: lamenting -- Jeremiah, nimbed, with hands clasped, stands on crenellated parapet above closed city gate with lock, and flanked by two polygonal towers.
Caption, IEREMIAS LAMENTABATUR SUPER IERUSALEM, is inscribed above scene.
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