Biblical Subject   |   Biblical Text   |   Artist   |   Word
  Artwork: Rise after you have sat, you who ate the bread of sorrow
  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 127:2: The crowned psalmist points to the tag "Rise after you have sat, you who ate the bread of sorrow", and points to the people eating bread below. He explains the message to the man clasping his arm.
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  Subject: 127: Vanity without the Lord


  Hosts: University of Aberdeen, Historic Collections  [IMAGE]