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Berry Apocalypse
France, Paris, ca. 1415
MS M.133 fol. 57v

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Seven men as personifications of vices: Pride, inscribed ORGUEIL, wearing crown; Envy, inscribed CONVOITISE, wearing soft peaked hat, lifting crown from Pride with right hand; Anger, inscribed YRE, holding upturned sword in right hand; Avarice, inscribed AVARICE, holding purse in right hand; Gluttony, inscription illegible, wearing hat, and raising bowl to mouth with left hand; Sloth, inscribed PARESTE, reclining on ground, resting his head on left hand, supporting himself with right hand; and Lust, inscribed LUXYURE, semi-reclining on ground, combing his hair (Seven Deadly Sins).
Illustration of Berengaudus.

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