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Speculum humanae salvationis
England, Yorkshire?, ca. 1400
MS M.766 fol. 55r

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Left column:
Christ: Parable, Good Shepherd -- Ram, is astride back of Christ, crossed nimbus, holding front legs of the ram over His shoulders. Next to him is scroll inscribed CONGRATULAMINI MI(HI) O(MNE)S Q(UIA) INUENI OUE(M) QUE PERIERAT (Luke 15:06).
Caption, CHRISTUS OUEM INUENTA(M) REPORTAT IN DOMU(M) SUAM, is inscribed above scene.
Right column:
Elijah: Ascension -- Elijah, wearing hat, is amid flames in wagon drawn by two horses.
Caption, HELYAS TRANSLATUS EST IN PARADYSUM, is inscribed above scene.

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