Picture Book of the Life of St John and the Apocalypse

Miniature f. 20v · The Woman and the Dragon.  Picture-book of the Life of St John and the Apocalypse,	Add. Ms. 38121.The British Library, London. Illuminated manuscript from the XVth century.


f. 20v · The Woman and the Dragon. The great battle in heaven. (Ap. 12, 1-6 and Ap. 12, 7-8)

“And a great sign appeared in heaven: A woman clothed with the sun [...] the dragon stood before the woman who was ready to be delivered; that, when she should be delivered, he might devour her son.”
“And there was a great battle in heaven, Michael and his angels fought with the dragon, and the dragon fought and his angels: And they prevailed not, neither was their place found any more in heaven.”

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