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Spain, perhaps in Tábara, ca. 940-945
MS M.644 fol. 109r

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Apocalypse: Seal V, Souls of Martyrs -- Four votive offerings hanging from frame; altar, inscribed ARA AUREA, decorated with disks, flanked by doves representing souls of martyrs; inscription ANIMAS INTEREMPTORUM; below, half figure, possibly a monk; below, three crowns hanging between two groups of nimbed martyrs; inscription AD HOS DATE SUNT STOLE ALBE UT REQUIESCANT.
Illustration for Revelation 6:9-11.

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