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Spain, perhaps in Tábara, ca. 940-945
MS M.644 fol. 219v

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Apocalypse: Last Resurrection and Judgment -- Christ beardless, nimbed, seated on cushioned throne inscribed TRONUM in circular mandorla supported by two nimbed angels inscribed CERUBIN and SERAPHIN;
below, in three zones, twelve nimbed apostles in pairs, each pair accompanied by nimbed saint, seated on chairs and faldstool, some holding open books, judging the dead represented by groups of nimbed saints; inscriptions HII SUNT QUI NON IUDICABUNTUR ET IUDICES SUNT and CUM HIS QUI IUDICANT UTRAQUE REGNA.
Illustration for Revelation 20:11-13



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