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Speculum humanae salvationis
England, Yorkshire?, ca. 1400
MS M.766 fol. 50r
Habakkuk: carried by Angel and Daniel: in Lions' Den -- Angel, nimbed, indicating Daniel with right hand, grasps hair of Habakkuk, carrying stick draped with sack on right shoulder. At right Daniel, wearing hat, hands crossed on breast stands flanked by seven lions.
Caption, ANGEL(U)S D(OMI)NI CIBA(T)U DANIELE(M) IN LACU LEONU(M) PER ABACUK, is inscribed above scene.
Text reference, DANIELIS 14, is in upper margin.
Bird: Ostrich delivering Young -- At left, small bird is enclosed in container; at right larger bird grasps worm in beak. Blood flows from the worm to the container.
Caption, STRUCT(I)O LIB(ER)AUIT PULLU(M) SUU(M) DE UITRO P(ER) SANGUINEM UERMICULI, is inscribed above scene.
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