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Speculum humanae salvationis
England, Yorkshire?, ca. 1400
MS M.766 fol. 44r
Christ: Parable, Wicked Husbandmen -- Two men, one with spear, the other with sword, together stab third man, falling, in abdomen. Behind them is woven (wattle) fence enclosing two grape vines climbing poles, and castle or city gate with portal flanked by two towers, and surmounted by crenellated wall.
Caption, HERES UINEE P(RO)IECTUS EST DE UINEA ET INT(ER)FECTUS, is inscribed above scene.
Moses: Spies of Canaan -- Two men, each carrying staff, support on opposite shoulders pole from which hangs large bunch of grapes.
Caption, DUO UIRI PORTABANT BOTRU(M) DE TERRA P(RO)MISSIO(N)IS IN DESERTUM, is inscribed above scene.
Text reference for Numbers 13:24, in upper margin, not legible.
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