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Speculum humanae salvationis
England, Yorkshire?, ca. 1400
MS M.766 fol. 41v

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Left column:
Christ: Flagellation -- Christ, crossed nimbus, wearing loincloth, His body covered with wounds, stands behind column, His hands bound around front of the column. He is flanked by two torturers, wearing hats, each raising scourge with one hand.
Caption, IHESUS LIGATUS EST AD COLUMPNA(M) ET FLAGELLAT(US), is inscribed above scene.
Text reference, MATH(EUS), is in upper margin.
Right column:
Achior: abandoned -- Achior, arms behind him, stands with back to tree. He is flanked by two men, each extending hand to head of Achior. One of the men, wearing hat, holds, with left hand, end of cord emerging from behind Achior.
Caption, ACHIOR LIGATUS EST AD ARBOREM, is inscribed above scene.
Text reference, IUDIEUS SEXTO, is in upper margin.

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