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  Artwork: Chalice of salvation, The
  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 116:13, 15: The psalmist holds up the book inscribed with "the chalice of salvation". In his other hand he holds a chalice. Christ watches him benignly while on the other side an evil man shoots an arrow at the psalmist: "the death of his holy ones is precious in the sight of the Lord."
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  Subject: 116: You Have Delivered My Soul from Death


  Hosts: University of Aberdeen, Historic Collections  [IMAGE]