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Yates Thompson 31 f. 77 Six Ages of the World
Six Ages of the World
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Description: Circular diagram of the Six Ages of the World, with an angel at the centre with outspread arms. Each of the Ages of the World is represented by an emblematic scene. First Age (from Adam to Noah): the expulsion of Adam and Eve from Paradise; Second Age (from Noah to Abraham): Noah holding the branch of a vine and a dead bird or beast by the feed; Third Age (from Abraham to David): the sacrifice of Isaac; Fourth Age (from David to the captivity): Moses and Aaron holding the inscribed Tablets of the Law; Fifth Age (captivity to the coming of Christ): Solomon enthroned pointing to an idol in a shrine; Sixth Age (the coming of Christ): the Virgin and Child enthroned, with a priest at an altar elevating the Host, in Matfré Ermengau of Béziers's Breviari d'Amour. 
Origin: Spain, E. (Catalonia, Girona?) 


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