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Italy, Naples, between 1350 and 1375
MS M.626 fol. 10r

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Anthony Abbot the Great: Scene, teaching -- Among group of kneeling tonsured monks, wearing monk’s habits, one gesturing, one holding book, and one with joined hands raised, all acompanying Anthony Abbot the Great, nimbed, tonsured, wearing monk’s habit, with left hand on tau-staff and with right hand raised indicating two of three flying winged devils, horned, with claw feet, issuing flames from hindquarters, the other fallen on ground.
Scene in Athanasius, Life of Anthony Abbot the Great.

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