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Postillae litterales et morales in testamentum vetus
Belgium, Bruges, 1467
M.535 fol. 17v

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Diagram -- Diagram of ark is labeled PRIMA FIGURA. In compartments are inscriptions AN(IM)ALIA MITIA, HOMINUM ET AUIUM, APOTHECARIA FRUCTU(UM), APOTHECARIA HERBARU(M), and SENTINA.
Noah: in Ark -- Noah, wearing headgear, with hands raised, looks toward dove with branch in its beak. Behind Noah is group of men and women, wearing headdresses. Below, raven stands on rock amid water. On ark are labels ANIMALIA MITIA, APOTHECARIA FRUCTUUM, APOTHECARIA HERBARUM, and SENTINA.

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