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From the Holkham Bible Picture Book of c.1320-30. God, with fingers raised in admonition, forbids the fruit of the tree in the earthly paradise, an enclosed garden surrounded with battlements. God points to the apple tree, and already in its topmost branches is the pelican piercing her breast to feed her young with her blood. This image of self-sacrifice for others ('the pelican in her piety'), is a traditional type or symbol of Christ. It also alludes to another tradi
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"God, with fingers raised in admonition, forbids the fruit of the tree in the earthly paradise", in the Holkham Bible, British Library MS 47682

From the Holkham Bible Picture Book of c.1320-30. God, with fingers raised in admonition, forbids the fruit of the tree in the earthly paradise, an enclosed garden surrounded with battlements. God points to the apple tree, and already in its topmost branches is the pelican piercing her breast to feed her young with her blood. This image of self-sacrifice for others ('the pelican in her piety'), is a traditional type or symbol of Christ. It also alludes to another tradi

From the Holkham Bible Picture Book of c.1320-30. God, with fingers raised in admonition, forbids the fruit of the tree in the earthly paradise, an enclosed garden surrounded with battlements. God points to the apple tree, and already in its topmost branches is the pelican piercing her breast to feed her young with her blood. This image of self-sacrifice for others ('the pelican in her piety'), is a traditional type or symbol of Christ. It also alludes to another tradi

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Giovannino de’ Grassi, La Natività della vergine, miniatura dell’Offiziolo Visconti, ante 1395 (Firenze, Biblioteca Nazionale)
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Giovannino de’ Grassi, La Natività della vergine, miniatura dell’Offiziolo Visconti, ante 1395 (Firenze, Biblioteca Nazionale)

Giovannino de’ Grassi, La Natività della vergine, miniatura dell’Offiziolo Visconti, ante 1395 (Firenze, Biblioteca Nazionale)
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Book of Hours, MS M.1031 fol. 53r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum
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Book of Hours, MS fol. - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours, MS M.1031 fol. 53r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours, MS M.1031 fol. 53r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum
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Ólafur Brynjúlfsson: Sæmundar og Snorra Edda (1760)
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' Sæmundar og Snorra Edda ' is the name (however accurate or otherwise) given to a 1760 Icelandic manuscript by Ólafur Brynjúlfsson.

An illustration from the Prose Edda, which preserved the bulk of what we know about Germanic Mythology.

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Ólafur Brynjúlfsson: Sæmundar og Snorra Edda (1760)

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Detail of a miniature of the storming of Corunna by Broadas, from Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'), France (Rouen), c. 1445, Royal 15 E. vi, f. 207r
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Detail of a miniature of the storming of Corunna by Broadas, from Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'), France (Rouen), c. 1445, Royal 15 E. vi, f. 207r

Detail of a miniature of the storming of Corunna by Broadas, from Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'), France (Rouen), c. 1445, Royal 15 E. vi, f. 207r
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The Gospel of Luke
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The Gospel of Luke

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Illuminated Manuscript, Book of Hours in Dutch, Initial M with two souls praying in purgatory, Walters Manuscript W.918, fol. 150r by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts, via Flickr

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Psautier, avec cantiques et litanies Date d'édition : 0801-0900 Sujet : Cantiques Sujet : Animaux. Peintures Sujet : Litanies Type : manuscrit Langue :	 Latin Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b8452190t

Psautier, avec cantiques et litanies Date d'édition : 0801-0900 Sujet : Cantiques Sujet : Animaux. Peintures Sujet : Litanies Type : manuscrit Langue : Latin Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b8452190t

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Book of Hours from about 1400 AD ~ Illuminated Manuscript Print ~ Bible Psalm 131 ~ David, God, Letter "M"

Book of Durrow (Dublin, Trinity College Library, MS A.4.5. (57)) - 7c illuminated MS gospel in Insular style, c. 650-700, in Durrow or Northumbria, N. England (at Lindisfarne or Durham?), or on the island of Iona, Scottish Inner Hebrides. Bernard Meehan: the Book of Durrow is "the earliest surviving fully decorated insular Gospel manuscript."

The ”’Book of Durrow”’ (Dublin, Trinity College Library, MS A. is a illuminated manuscript+ gospel book+ in the Insular+ style. It was probably created between 650 and in either Durrow or Northumbria+ in Northern England+,

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La Anunciacion-Belles Heures of Jean de France duc de Berry-Folio 30r- ©The Metropolitan Museum of Art

La Anunciacion-Belles Heures of Jean de France duc de Berry-Folio ©The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Cloisters

بارگاه سلیمان، منسوب به میرزا علی، قرن 16 میلادی، قزوین، دوره صفویه، موزه هنر هاروارد Circle of Mirza ‘Ali Persian (active 16th century) Solomon and his Court, folio from a manuscript, c. 1560 Manuscript Folio Persian, 16th century Safavid period Creation Place: Qazvin, Iran Opaque watercolor and gold on paper folio: 32.3 x 20.2 cm (12 11/16 x 7 15/16 in.) image: 20 x 12.5 cm (7 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.) Harvard Art Museums

Circle of Mirza ‘Ali Persian (active century) Solomon and his Court, folio from a manuscript, c. 1560 Manuscript Folio Persian, century Safavid period Creation Place: Qazvin, Iran Opaque watercolor and gold on paper folio:

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