Biblical Subject   |   Biblical Text   |   Artist   |   Word
  Artwork: What ails you sea that you fled, and you Jordan that you were turned back
  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 114:3: Two priests carry the ark of the covenant through the River Jordan whose waters have divided to let them pass. The tribes of Israel pick up stones to build a memorial of this miraculous passage.
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  Subject: Crossing Jordan
114: When Israel Came Out of Egypt

  Hosts: University of Aberdeen, Historic Collections  [IMAGE]