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Spain, perhaps in Tábara, ca. 940-945
MS M.644 fol. 248v

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1) Nebuchadnezzar: Worship of Image (Daniel 3:7) -- Image, decorated nimbus, flanked by kneeling figures nimbed; inscription ISTI ADORANT STATUAM QUAM EREXIT NABUQUODONOSOR IN CAMPO URAM;
2) Three Hebrews: in Fiery Furnace (Daniel 3:23-25) -- Nebuchadnezzar crowned, seated on bench with footstool; angel, decorated nimbus, and three Hebrews, decorated nimbi, orant, in furnace; inscription UBI NABUQUODONOSOR PRECEPIT SEDRAC MISAC ET ABDINAGO MITTERE IN FORNACE.
Illustration for Jerome, In Danielem.

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