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John the Baptist

John the Baptist

Evangelia IV Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Smith-Lesouëf 4, fol. 47r.

River Jordan

River Jordan

Lots of externally historiated capitals like this one in this ms. Very fun to flip through. Ado, Martyrologium et obituarium (11-133). Source: …

Baptism scene

Baptism scene

Evangelia quattuor [Évangiles de Saint-Médard de Soissons] (1v-221v). Capitulare evangeliorum (223r-235v). Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Latin 8850, …

Siglum ad legationes Gandensis

Archives Départementales du Nord, Lille, France, Musée 188. Great Seal ad legationes of the city of Ghent, dates 1276 © Photo by …