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Speculum humanae salvationis
England, Yorkshire?, ca. 1400
MS M.766 fol. 24v
Joachim: Annunciation -- Angel, raising right hand, stands facing Joachim, wearing hat, with joined hands, looking toward the angel.
Caption, HIC ANNUNCIATUR ORTUS MARIE ET SANCTIFICAT(I)O EI(US), is inscribed above scene.
Astyages of Media: Dream -- Astyages, crowned, reclines, asleep on draped bed. Behind the bed, Mandane of Media, crowned, stands supporting grape vine growing out of her breast.
Caption, REGI ASTIAGI MONSTRATU(M) EST Q(UO)D FILIA SUA REGEM SYRUM GENERARET, is inscribed above scene.
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