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Golden legend
Belgium, Bruges, 1445-1465
MS M.672-5 III, fol. 310r

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Two scenes within miniature:
1) Theodora of Alexandria: with Son of John the Knight -- Within architectural setting are son of John the Knight and Theodora of Alexandria, nimbed.
2) Theodora of Alexandria: entering Monastery -- Outside of architectural setting, Theodora of Alexandria, nimbed, tonsured, wearing white tunic, kneeling, takes black habit from monk, tonsured. Second monk and abbot, holding crozier, look on. Figures within doorway of monastery.
In background is landscape.

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