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Wisdom:Creator's scroll to Abraham
Wisdom:Creator's scroll to Abraham
The scroll reads: In semine tuo benedicentur o[mne]s gentes (In your seed all people will be blessed). In Christian scripture, Jesus' ancestry was traced to David and Abraham, and these words were interpreted as references to Christ's coming.


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German, Hildesheim, about 1170s
Tempera colors, gold leaf, silver leaf, and ink on parchment
11 1/8 x 7 7/16 in.
MS. 64, FOL. 11