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Commentary
Spain, perhaps in Tábara, ca. 940-945
MS M.644 fol. 118r

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Fol. 117v
Apocalypse: Lamb, Adoration by Multitude -- Lamb of God holding cross, in medallion flanked by nimbed angels and by four winged Beasts, human bodies on wheels, holding open books, the angel nimbed; inscription ANGELI ET QUATTUOR ANIMALIA PROCIDERUNT SUPER FACIES SUAS IN CONSPECTU AGNI; below, group of nimbed martyrs holding palm branches; inscription UBI PALMAS TENENT SANCTE DICENT BENEDICTIO ET GLORIA ET SA... ..UM ACTIO ET HONOR ET POTESTAS ET UIRTUS DEO NOSTRO IN SECULA SECULORUM; below, group of nimbed saints; inscription ISTI SUNT FILIORUM ISRAHEL SIGNATI NUMERUM CENTUM QUADRAGINTA QUATTUOR MILIA.
Illustration for Revelation 7:9-12.

Fol. 118r
Apocalypse: Lamb, Adoration by Multitude -- Lamb of God holding cross, in medallion flanked by nimbed angels and by four winged Beasts, human bodies on wheels, holding open books, the angel nimbed; inscription ANGELI ET QUATTUOR ANIMALIA PROCIDERUNT SUPER FACIES SUAS IN CONSPECTU AGNI; below, group of nimbed martyrs holding palm branches; inscription UBI PALMAS TENENT SANCTE DICENT BENEDICTIO ET GLORIA ET SA... ..UM ACTIO ET HONOR ET POTESTAS ET UIRTUS DEO NOSTRO IN SECULA SECULORUM; below, group of nimbed saints; inscription ISTI SUNT FILIORUM ISRAHEL SIGNATI NUMERUM CENTUM QUADRAGINTA QUATTUOR MILIA.
Illustration for Revelation 7:9-12.



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