mardi 11 juillet 2017


the Woman and the Dragon (Revelation 12:1-17)

Apocalypse with commentary, Paris ca. 1415.

NY, Morgan Library & Museum, MS M.133, fol. 39v
 hateful birds
Revelation 18:1-2 ‘And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory. And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.’
Apocalypse, Normandy ca. 1330
BnF, Latin 14410, p. 65
 apocalyptic dragon
(Revelation 12:15)
Apocalypse, Saint-Amand Abbey 9th century
Valenciennes, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 99, fol. 24r
Apocalyptic Lamb
‘Dyson Perrins Apocalypse’, London ca. 1255-1260
LA, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig III 1, fol. 5r
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