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    The Transfiguration of Christ. Oil on wood, 1520. The side wings representing the portraits of the donors (Anselmus de Boodt, Johanna Voet) and their children were executed by Pieter Pourbus (1523-1587) in 1573.


    Jonas and the whale, from the Verdun Altar. Enamel plaque in champleve technique on gilded copper (begun 1181)


    Manuscript by Logman: The fine Flower of Histories - Mohammed sourrounded by his first disciples. 1583


    Ulysses and Teiresias. Red-figured vase (5th BCE). Luynes Collection 731 Inv. 422


    Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego,the Three Youths in the Fiery Furnace of Nebuchadenosor. Fresco

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    Altar of the Last Supper.Center: last supper, with four members ofthe donors, the Brotherhood of the Holy Sacrament; left: Abraham and Melchisedek, bottom:Jewish passah meal; right: collection of manna, bottom: the angel wakes the prophet Elijah. 1464-1468, wood


    The Dome of the Rock, interior. The rock in the centre of the Mosque marks the spot, according to Jewish tradition, where God prevented Abraham from sacrificing his son Isaac. In Muslim tradition, this is the place from where the Prophet Mohammed ascended to heaven.


    The purple Codex Rossanensis,a 6th century manuscript on puple parchment,contains the gospel of Matthew and almost the entire gospel of Mark.30 x 25 cm.Inscriptions and 40 verses are from Psalms and Prophets.Folio 5:Christ Last Supper;Washing of the Feet;Announcement of Judas' Betrayal.Ps.XXII,2;XL 10, XL 7.Zeph.I,7. Origin perhaps Aleppo,Syria.


    The Tree of Jesse,surrounded by biblical personages. From Rabanus Maurus,De Laudibus Sancte Crucis. French,1250-1300. Ms 240 fol.11


    "Scivias"(Know the ways of the Lord) by the German nun and mystic Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179).The book, Codex Rupertsberg,disappeared during WW II.Transparen- cies are from a faksimile.The synagogue, holding Moses in her arms, the prophets in her lap.

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    Missale Remense - massbook for the use of Saint-Nicaise of Reims,France,between 1285 and 1297. Latin,parchment,23,3 x 16,2 cm, 336 pages. Credo, fol.190:The wedding of the lamb;the prophet Daniel and Saint Matthew;prophet Ezekiel,Saint Thomas.

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    Anointment of David. Oil on canvas (1555-1560) 173 x 364 cm Inv. 40


    Turkish book painting: Mohammed's vision of ascension. 1583


    Detail from Koran of Sultan Osman III on wood showing Mecca and the tomb of the Prophet.


    Daniel in the lions' den. Detail of 15-03-03/41


    La Comedie Humaine - A human Comedy, 1852 Canvas, 140 x 315 cm INV.5279 bis


    The ascension of the Prophet Mohammed,from a book by the poet Nizami, 1504.


    Turkish book painting: Mohammed tries to persuade Moslems to await attack of Meccans in Medinia. 1368


    Turkish book painting: Archangel Gabriel inspires Mohammed; 16th century.


    The Verdun Altar. Left: Christ's Ascension; below: Ascension of Eliah; right: Pentecost; below: Moses on Mount Sinai. Enamel plaque in champsleve technique on gilded copper (begun 1181)


    Antiphonary in note 5 (D),a book which contains the chants to be sung by the choir during mass. Initial "H" for Hyerusalem with the prophet Isaiah. Latin manuscript,Gothic writing,second half 14th. Parchment,56 x 39 cm

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    The Sistine Chapel; ceiling frescos after restoration. The Prophet Jonah. Located on the altar wall as a symbol of the resurrection of Christ.


    The purple Codex Rossanensis,a 6th century manuscript on purple parchment,contains the gospel of Matthew and almost the entire gospel of Mark.Size:30 x 25 cm.Inscriptions and 40 verses are from the Psalms and Prophets.Folio 1:The Raising of Lazarus,Jn.XI,44.Prophets:David,Hosea,David, Isaiah. I Samuel;II,6,Hosea XIII,14.Ps LXXVI,15a;Is XXVI,19. Origin perhaps Aleppo,Syria.


    The battle of Badr, 624; page from volume IV of the Siyar-e-Nabi, the Life of the Prophet by Mustafa Darir, produced in the Imperial workshops of Constantinople for Sultan Murad III in 1594/95. Paper, 37 x 26 cm MAO 928


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