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Image © Hildesheim, St Godehard
Psalm: 110
Iconography: David sits on a throne holding an empty book which probably represents the covenant. He points to the caption He has sent redemption to his people, he commanded his covenant for ever. Redemption has come through the covenant and through the sacrament which is taking place over his head. On the right is a tonsured priest, vested for mass in the alb, chasuble and stole. He holds the communion cup, he has given food to those who fear him. Christ on the left is similarly tonsured and vested, his hands sharing the chalice and blessing with the priest.
Art: Three vertical strokes are inked in the left margin, level with the top of the initial.
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Historical Relevance:
Quire: 17


Image © Hildesheim, St Godehard

 

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