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Speculum humanae salvationis
England, Yorkshire?, ca. 1400
MS M.766 fol. 57r

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Left column:
Christ: Parable, Lost Money -- Woman, veiled, raising right hand and holding lantern with left hand stands flanked by nine medallions.
Caption, MULIER H(AB)ENS DRAGMAS DECEM P(ER)DIDIT UNA(M) ET QUER(IT) EA(M) (Luke 15:08), is inscribed above scene.
Right column:
Saul: Marriage of Michal and Phalti -- Saul, crowned, stands flanked by Phalti and Michal, veiled, grasping with right hand, right hand of Phalti, and with his left hand, grasping right hand of Michal.
Caption, MICOL UXOR D(AUI)D DATA ALT(ER)I UIRO S(EM)P(ER) IN LUCTU P(ER)MA(N)SIT, is inscribed above scene.

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