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Arundel 44 f. 70 Parable of the Sower
Parable of the Sower
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Description: Drawing of the parable of the Sower, interpreted as the fruits of virginity, chastity, and conjugality, likening the virgins to the hundredfold fruit, the chaste to the sixtyfold fruit, and the married to the fortyfold fruit, each personified as men and women, often with books, placed in a stylised tree, with Adam and Eve at the base and Christ at the top, at the beginning of epistle VII. 
Origin: Germany, S. 


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