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Image © Hildesheim, St Godehard
Context: Canticum Ezechiae
Iconography: God looks down from heaven to the jaws of hell below Two demons stand in hell, holding the gates. King Hezekiah points to a book with the caption: [I said in the midst of my life [literally days]] I shall go to the gates of Hell. He points to his failing eye: My eyes are weakened: looking up to the heights
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Image © Hildesheim, St Godehard

 

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