Picture Book of the Life of St John and the Apocalypse

f. 9v · The opening of the seven seals (Ap. 6, 9-11 and Ap. 6, 12-17)


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“And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God [...]. And white robes were given to every one of them one.” “And I saw, when he had opened the sixth seal, and behold there was a great earthquake.”

Miniature f. 9v · The opening of the seven seals (Ap. 6, 9-11 and Ap. 6, 12-17). Picture-book of the Life of St John and the Apocalypse,	Add. Ms. 38121.The British Library, London. Illuminated manuscript from the XVth century.

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f. 9v · The opening of the seven seals (Ap. 6, 9-11 and Ap. 6, 12-17)

“And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God [...]. And white robes were given to every one of them one.” “And I saw, when he had opened the sixth seal, and behold there was a great earthquake.”

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