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Figure 23 Apocalypse. The third H o rseman. English, c. 1270. Oxford, Bodltiall Library, MS. D ouce 180, p. I J. (Compare scene 10) Figure 24 Apocalypse. The fourth Horseman. English, late 13th century. British Museu"" MS. Add. 22-19},j. } v. (Compare scene II and figs. 17-18) 26 The scenes on the back of the wings The back of the left wing is devoted to scenes from the life of St. John the Evangelist and of the Virgin; the right contains scenes from the Jives of St. Giles and St. Mary Magdalen.

99,126. The other scenes in which the altar-piece resembles the Cambridge :MS. more closel y than the other manuscripts are: scene 8: The Lion is shown in the sky and not on the ground. inds are without haloes . 20: St. ~iichael holds the lance without assistance from Herac1ius. 34: Both scrolls are horizontal. 3T God is show n in a segment in the sky. )J '7 M. R. James, Tb, Apora6'P"' ill Arl, '93 I. 28 See above, n. 25. 29 Several of the manuscripts have been published In full under the auspices of the Roxburghe Club: Bodleian Library, MS.

John the EI'ollgeiist (pIs . 6, 19) I) 2) 3) St. John is preaching on the left; on the right he is brought before D omitian. Placed in a cauldron, St. John finds the boiling water refreshing. He is accused of being a magician and condemned to exile; on the right he is on the Isle of Patmos, at first preaching and then woken from his slumbers by the trumpet of the Lord. These three pictures are very similar to the scenes of the life of St. John which were added as a preface to many of the Anglo-French Apocalypse manuscripts.

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