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Image © Hildesheim, St Godehard
Context: Ymnus trium puerorum
Iconography: An angel points to the tag and to the three boys in the fiery furnace below. Nebuchadnezzar's men watched as an angel saved the three Jews from the flames. The song was sung by the children in the furnace (Vulgate Daniel 3, now in the Apocrypha) ).
Art: An extra row of flames was drawn beneath the purple paint.
Thread stitch: yes, with red threads attached
Historical Relevance:
Quire: First page of quire 22


Image © Hildesheim, St Godehard

 

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