Biblical Subject   |   Biblical Text   |   Artist   |   Word
  Artwork: Because my heart is inflamed, and my reins are changed
  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 73:21f., 25: The psalmist is stripped to the waist, bending over. "Because my heart is inflamed, and my reins are changed, and I am brought to nothing and knew not. As a beast of burden I am become with you" He cranes around to fix his eyes on God in heaven. "For what have I in heaven, and besides you would I desire upon the earth."
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  Subject: 73: I Am Always with You


  Hosts: University of Aberdeen, Historic Collections  [IMAGE]