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Speculum humanae salvationis
Germany, probably Nuremberg, between 1350 and 1400
MS M.140 fol. 41v

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Left column:
Christ: as Intercessor -- Christ, crossed nimbus, wearing loincloth, raising hands, shows bleeding wounds. At right God, crossed nimbus, right hand extended, looking toward Christ, is seated on arc within mandorla.
Caption, XPC OSTENDIT P(AT)RI SUO UULN(ER)A, is inscribed above miniature.
Right column:
Antipater: showing Wounds to Caesar -- Antipater, name inscribed ANTIP(ATE)R, nude to waist, shows wounds to Caesar, name inscribed IULI(US) CESAR, crowned, raising right hand, is seated with legs crossed on throne.
Caption, ANTIP(ATE)R OSTE(N)DIT IULIO CESARI CYCATIRES SUAS, is inscribed above miniature.

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