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Belgium, possible Bruges, ca. 1470
MS M.68 fol.234v

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Apocalypse: New Jerusalem -- At lower left, John, nimbed, right hand on breast, looks toward angel standing next to him, raising both hands. (Revelation 21:9) In center, atop rocky outcrop, John, nimbed, stands next to angel, grasping with right hand, left wrist of John. With left hand the angel indicates New Jerusalem as walled city with five gates visible. (Revelation 21:12) Angel flies over the city extending palm (rod) in right hand. (Revelation 21:15) Illustration of Revelation 21:9-15.

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