The image here had its origin in the Passover, when Moses ordered the elders of Israel to mark the houses of the Israelites with the blood of a slain lamb to protect their households. For Christians, the tau ca... more
Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a man leaving a building carrying a door. Image taken from f. 32 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.
Full-page miniature of Christ enthroned with 24 Elders and, in the lower register, the door opened in Heaven, illustrating Revelation 4:2-9. Image taken from f. 117v of La lumiere as lais; Apocalypse (the 'Well... more