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Speculum humanae salvationis
England, Yorkshire?, ca. 1400
MS M.766 fol. 63r
Gideon: punishing Elders of Succoth -- Gideon, wearing hat, pierces with thorn, body of man hung from pole by his feet, his hands cut off. At right, a second man, wearing hat, flogs four figures on ground with thorny branch.
Caption, GEDEON CONTRUIT DERISORES SUOS SPINIS ET TRIBULE, is inscribed above scene.
Text reference, YUDIC(IS) OCTAUO, is in upper margin.
Moses: crossing Red Sea -- Pharoah, wearing crown over helmet, is in wagon with large group of soldiers, many only helmet visible.
Caption, PHARAO CU(M) EXERCITU SUO SUBMERSUS E(ST) I(N) MARI RUBRO, is inscribed above scene.
Text reference, EXOD(US) 14, is in upper margin.
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