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Image © Hildesheim, St Godehard
Context: Canticum Moysi
Iconography: Moses, with his golden rod, exhorts the children of Israel to praise God. The Israelites, both men and women, carry golden timbrels. The canticle has one line of praise, and the rest is about the heroics of Exodus. The text does not mention male and female Israelites praising God with timbrels. In particular, the two women appear to have a dialogue together and are not involved with Moses leading the men.
Art:
Thread stitch: yes, with red thread attached
Historical Relevance:
Quire: 21


Image © Hildesheim, St Godehard

 

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