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Yates Thompson 36 f. 130 Heaven and Earth
Heaven and Earth
Description: Detail of a miniature of Beatrice explaining to Dante that the universe is a hierarchy of being, with creatures devoid of reason in the early 'sea of being', and heaven as nine spheres rules by the figure of love. 
Origin: Italy, N. (Tuscany, Siena?) 
Attribution: Giovanni di Paolo 


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