Biblical Subject   |   Biblical Text   |   Artist   |   Word
  Artwork: With bit and bridle that bind fast their jaws
  Artist: UNKNOWN; Illustrator of 'St. Albans Psalter', England, first half of 12th century
  Date: First half of the 12th century
  Technique: Miniature
  Location: University of Aberdeen, Historic Collections
  Notes: From the "St. Albans Psalter", created at St. Abans Abbey essentially by Geoffrey de Gorham (or Gorron), Abbot of St. Albans (1119-46). Psalms 32:9: The psalmist is twisted and crouching at the bottom of the initial, being trampled on by two sinners. Above, Christ sits with a goad in his hand, and with two bridles clamps the jaws of frantically writhing sinners."
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  Subject: 32: When the Transgressions Are Forgiven
Christ in Various Compositions


  Hosts: University of Aberdeen, Historic Collections  [IMAGE]