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Speculum humanae salvationis
Germany, probably Nuremberg, between 1350 and 1400
MS M.140 fol. 22v

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Left column:
Christ: Flagellation -- Christ, crossed nimbus, His body covered with wounds, wearing loincloth, His arms behind Him, stands with back to column, His feet bound to the column. He is flanked by two men, one holding withes in right hand, the other raising scourge with right hand.
Caption, IHC EST LIGATUS ET AD COLUMPNA(M) FLAGELLATUS, is inscribed above miniature.
Right column:
Achior: abandoned -- Achior, name inscribed ACHIOR, is bound by rope to tree, the ends held by each of two flanking men.
Caption, ACHIOR LIGATUS EST AD ARBOREM, is inscribed above miniature.

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