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Spain, perhaps in Tábara, ca. 940-945
MS M.644 fol. 222v

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Apocalypse: New Jerusalem measured -- City wall of Jerusalem with twelve apostles, names inscribed, in arcades, disks above them inscribed as precious stones; Peter inscribed IASPIS PETRUS, Andrew inscribed SAFFIRUS ANDREAS, Jude inscribed ...CEDON IUDAS, Simon inscribed ZMARACDUS SIMON ZELOTI, Bartholomew inscribed SARDONIX BARTOLOMEUS, James inscribed SARDINUS IACOBUS, John inscribed CRISOLITUS IOHANNES, Philip inscribed BERILLUS FILIPPUS, Thomas inscribed THOPATION ...MAS, James inscribed CRISOFASUS IACOBUS, Matthew inscribed IACINCTUM MATTHEUS, and Matthias inscribed AMETITUS MATTHIAS; in center, nimbed angel holding measuring rod, Lamb of God holding cross, and John nimbed, holding open book.
Illustration for Revelation 21:15-17

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