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Spain, perhaps in Tábara, ca. 940-945
MS M.644 fol. 207r

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1) Apocalypse: Christ, Praise of Judgement -- Christ beardless , nimbed, holding open book, seated on cushioned bench flanked by half figures of four Beasts winged, human bodies, on wheels, the angel nimbed; below, twenty-four nimbed Elders prostrate;inscription UBI QUATTUOR ANIMALIA ET SENIORES ADORANT TRONUM;
illustration for Revelation 19:1-5;
2) Apocalypse, John and Angel -- Nimbed angel raising John nimbed, prostrate at feet; inscription UBI IOHANNES CECIDIT AD PEDES ANGELI;
illustration for Revelation 19:10.

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