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Yates Thompson 31 f. 39v Offices of the Angels
Offices of the Angels
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Description: Four miniatures of the various offices, or tasks of the angels. At the bottom of the left-hand column, a miniature of a man standing between a good angel with a scroll reading 'fe be e no mal', and a devil with a scroll reading 'fe mal e no be'. At the top of the right-hand column, a miniature of an angel presenting a man's prayer (the Pater Noster) to Christ, with a devil on the right. In the centre of the right-hand column, a miniature of an angel comforting a man in trouble, with God above, and a scroll reading 'Ages en deu esperanca'. On the bottom of the right-hand column, a miniature of the Annunciation to the Virgin Mary, in Matfré Ermengau of Béziers's Breviari d'Amour. 
Origin: Spain, E. (Catalonia, Girona?) 


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