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As they continue their journey to Medina, Muhammad and Abû Bakr meet three women who convert to Islam.

Nufayl reads a letter from the Jews of Bayt al-Muqaddas (the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem) about Muhammad to his followers, who include five women.

The daughter of Muhammad, who is seated in a litter, takes leave of four female members of the Prophet's family; all the women have flaming gold halos.

Fourth vision: beast from the sea and the two-horned beast from the earth who gives the scepter to the first beast; men and women worship the first beast. (Apoc. 13:11-12)

Text with placemarkers and rubric; half-page miniature showing king with three women.

Rubric and full-page miniature showing a group of women with instruments.

Text with rubric and placemarkers; three-quarter-page miniature.

Miniature of Busa gazing heavenward as she holds a golden veil out to cloth a man wearing only a shirt. Two hungry men approach a table set with food. A third pairing of men clasp hands. Twho other men watch. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing 1. the betrothal of Sophonisba to Syphax; 2. Syphax alone and bereft; 3. Sophonisba stands before a kneeling figure and drinks from a poisoned chalice. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Epicharis being racked by two men as Nero and Proculus watch; 2. two men standing at the feet of dead Epicharis, her arms still over her head. Initial, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Curia and Quintus Lucretius and a female attendant in a private chamber, with Lucretius' hiding place visible; 2. Curia, feigning grief, approaches townpeople crowded together in a town square. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing Claudia's father arriving in the Capitol, with an entourage. A younger man attacks his carriage. Claudia (a vestal virgin) dressed as a nun, approaches the man, threatening him with a golden rod. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Portia puncturing her left arm at the joint with a knife, while a noble (Brutus) looks on in amazement; 2. Portia kneels before a raging fireplace, placing a hot coal in her mouth. Initial, rubric and border design.

Miniature showing Marcia before an easel, painting her self-portrait. A small mirror reflects the image of her face. In background, two painted portraits and three sculptures of female figures. Initial and border design.

Miniature showing 1. Faustina lying naked and smiling in bed, as an attendent rubs her down with blood; 2. Faustina, wearing crown, stands before Aurelius, a priest, and others; 3. Aurelius observing the construction of temple. Initial, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Athaliah, crowned, extends her hands to 2 youths being slain; 2. coronation of Jehoash by two bishops; 3. three citizens observe over a wall; 4. the body of Athaliah is dragged from castle gate by her hair. Initial, border design.

Explicit of text.

Miniature showing Dripetua riding sidesaddle on a white horse, wearing a rose dress with gold highlights, escorted by soldiers and nobles in armor; the artist has not portrayed her deformity. Initial, rubric and border design.

Miniature of Opis or Rhea: in a gothic setting, a pedestal displays a golden statue of Rhea/Opis worshipped by a group of noblemen and women. Border design, initial, rubric.

Nicostrata.

Miniature of Sulpicia on the steps of an open gothic temple, applauded by a crowd of women and men. The golden statue of Venus Verticordia, holding a lance, is visible in the apse behind her. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Hypermnestra in a prison cell; 2. Linus and three men murder Danaus; 3. Hypermnestra's sister murders her husband in bed. Cathedral town and clock tower in background. Initial, border design.

Miniature showing torture chamber. Leaena is shown lying on a table, bound by feet and wrists to cords drawn through rings on walls. Attendents rack her, two cowled men stand apart. She spits her tongue at one of them. Initial, border design.

Miniature showing Roman archers surrounding and attacking the palace chamber where Mithridates, Hypsicratea, and three others are drinking poison from chalices and falling to the ground. Initial, rubric, border design.

Beginning of the table.

Miniature showing 1. Pamphila and two servants or students gather cotton, with walled city in background; 2. Pamphila carding the cotton while the servants clean and wind it. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing Julia, dressed in pink and gold, recoiling in horror from kneeling man who presents Pompeii's bloody robe. Initial, rubric, and border design.

Miniature showing 1. Flora practicing prostitution with a customer; 2. the Floral Games consisting of nude dancing girls watched by noble and plebeian spectators. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing the young Roman woman giving milk from her breast to her condemned mother, while the jailer, holding the key, observes them through a barred window. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing 1. a group of Roman soldiers advancing on the retreating Galatians; 2. Roman centurion's rape of the wife of Orgiagon; 3. she slices his throat while a soldier weighs ransom money; 4. she exposes the severed head. Initial, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Jupiter's messenger selects the young Europa, as she struggles against the soldier who overcomes her, with two bulls nearby. A ship bears the emblem of the white bull; 2. Europa worshipped in Tarentum. Rubric, initial, border design.

Miniature showing 1. two ships full of soldiers; 2. Camiola's proposal of marriage with the imprisoned Roland; 3. Camiola delivers her oration to the ecclesiastical judge, who sits on a throne, attended by nobles. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Olympia under a canopy in a public square, having given birth to Alexander; 2. the murder of Arridaeus and Eurydice; 3. the murder of Olympia by a soldier. Initial and border design.

Miniature of chamber with Sappho seated at right, plucking the strings of a harp. A psalter and a zither lie on a table top before her at left. A few books, bound and clasped, are stored under a table and on a ledge. Initial, rubric, and border design.

Miniature showing the Empress Irene condemning her son, Constantine, to prison. She sits on a hexagonal raised platform; he is restrained by two figures. Initial, rubric and border design.

Miniature showing Antonia in her widowhood, spinning at her wheel while female attendants card and twist. Initial and border design.

Miniature showing Leontia in a courtyard, studying a book propped up on a lectern before her. Other books scattered around. In middle distance, meeting of groups of courtesans and customers. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Berenice, crowned, standing in chariot whose wheel rests on the corps of Caeneus; 2. Berenice grieving over the corpse of her son. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Mundus and Paulina embracing in bed in the temple of Isis; 2. Mundus reveals his identity at the temple gate; 3. a priest is stabbed and wounded as Tiberius, in emperor's mitre, looks on. Initial and border design.

Miniature showing 1. Thamyris seated before an easel in an urban square, and she paints a portrait of Diana; 2. the finished portrait is visible on an altar through the window of a church in the middle distance. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing Proba studying at her desk, seated on a blue throne, under a gothic canopy. She leafs through a book on a lectern; other books are visible.

Miniature showing 1. golden sarcophagus being erected, with stone inscribed as monument of Mausoleus. Artemesia observes the work; 2. fleet of ships from Rhodes comes to Halicarnassus; Artemesia defends Halicarnassus. Initial, border design.

Miniature showing Seneca, lying dead in the bloody water of his tub, his arm hanging over the side; Pompeia, still alive, kneels in her tub holding a knife point to the inside of her elbow as blood spreads through the water. Initial, border design.

Miniature showing a bloody slaughter inside a walled city, with Triaria prominent among the wounded warriors.

Miniature showing 1. Venus enthroned as Queen of Cypriens, beneath a red canopy, surrounded by couples at play; 2. temple scene with worshippers and statue of goddess; 3. scene showing prostitues; 4. ships in harbor. Border design, initial and rubric.

Miniature showing 1. Minerva observing two men weaving; 2. chapel to Minerva with statue of her in full armor with winged helmet, with a lance and a shield showing the head of Medusa. An owl perched at her feet. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Sempronia displaying her skill in rhetoric before three noblemen who applaud her; 2. Sempronia dancing with five men in a village square at dusk, while a second woman plays a long wind instrument. Initial and border design.

Miniature showing farmers driving cattle and harvesting grain. Ceres, accompanied by three ladies, approaches. In the background, worshippers pray to statue of the goddess. Initial, border design.

Miniature showing workers constructing a gothic temple to Juno, featuring a golden statue of the goddess, and and showing worshippers kneeling before a statue of the goddess. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing Claudia Quinta hauling a rope attached to a golden ship that carries the marble statue of a goddess. A group of men and women watch from across the harbor. Initial and border design.

Miniature showing 1. Theoxena and Poris exiting Thessalonica with children and belongings; 2. Theoxena, Poris and children, on a boat near the shore, commit suicide, as a ship full of Macedonian soldiers pursues them. Initial, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Cleopatra and Antony seated at a banquet table, touching hands; 2. Cleopatra stands next to Antony's golden sepulchre; 3. Cleopatra in Alexandria, kneeling before Octavian in supplication. Initial and border design.

Miniature showing 1. warring factions of Romans and Palmirians represented by a joust scene; 2. procession into Rome, with Zenobia paraded before the emperor as a prisoner. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Isis inscribing book of laws amidst a group of farmers; 2. the apotheosis of Io and the goddess adored in her temple at Rome; 3. Io's ship with its sail furled. Initial, border design.

Miniature showing 1. portrait of Mariamne and Aristobolus shown by kneeling man to royal couple; 2. Mariamne, naked except for a crown, engulfed by flames at the stake as townspeople look on. Initial, border design.

Miniature showing 1. the murder of Rhea Ilia's brother Lausus by her uncle Amulius, while Rhea Ilia watches; 2. Rhea Ilia, dressed as nun, in bed, with newborn Romulus and Remus; 3. Rhea Ilia buried while wolf suckles twins. Initial, rubric, border design

Miniature showing: 1. Lucretia lying in a blue-starred canopy bed, while Sextus approaches with his sword raised; 2. Lucretia stabs herself in the chest with a dagger, while Collatinus is prevented from coming to her aid. Initial, border design.

Medea.

Miniature showing Harmonia kneeling in a hexagonal chamber at the corpse of a girl slain in her stead. Harmonia accepts the blows and stabs of two soldiers. Initial and border design.

Miniature showing 1. Hypsipyle enthroned in public square, before her husband's supposed pyre, with armed women slaying men; 2. Hypsipyle sold to pirates by Lycurgus; 3. Hypsipyle and Lycurgus on boats. Initial and border design.

Miniature of Semiramis on horseback, in full armor, with head bare. She leads an army against Babylon, which is shown as a castle defended by crossbowmen. Border design, initial, rubric.

Miniature of Gaia Cyrilla in a chamber, wearing a crown, seated before a fireplace, spinning wool on a wheel. A helper cards the wool. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Marriage of Jocasta and Oedipus on the steps of a gothic church; 2. Jocasta appears to argue with Oedipus; 3. Jocasta's and Oedipus' sons go to battle in the presence of their sisters. Rubric, initial, border design.

Miniature showing Pyramus and Thisbe conversing through a wall, their death by the fountain with the lion and the tomb of Ninus, and other scenes.

Miniature showing Pope Joan, who has just given birth to an infant during a Church procession. The infant lies on the ground and Joan kneels before it, arms raised in praise. Two cardinals, priest, and crowd observe. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing Agrippina lashed to a golden table by a male figure, while Tiberius, in a papal miter, stands by with a raised sword. Another man tries to force Agrippina to eat; another is lifting a jug from the floor. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing three elegant ladies (including Cloelia?) fleeing on horseback across the Tiber from a walled city. On the far side of the city, soldiers with canon prepare a siege. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Orithya kneels and holds scepter to Hercules, who presents Menalippe in chains; 2. armies of Athenians and Amazons charge at each other; 3. empty warships of Hercules docked in the harbor. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Arachne at her loom, surrounded by men, with scene of lovers on tapestry and female figure on bare warp threads; 2. Arachne hung by a rope in a bare gray chamber, arms akimbo. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Virginia exiting the temple of Pudicitia, expelled by a group of women; 2. Virginia directs three workman constructing tower of temple of Pudicitia. Stone cutter works on block of stone. Initial, border design.

Miniature showing 1. Group of worshippers at statue of Latona. Niobe, dressed as a queen, stands apart, trying to sway people from their worship; 2. Niobe mourns over the corpses of her husband, Amphion, and her children. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing 1. tents of Scythians attacked by the army of Cyrus, while the Scythian army approaches in the distance; 2. Thamyris stands over Cyrus, who is about to be beheaded by a soldier. Initial, border design.

Miniature showing 1. the centaur Nessus pierced by the arrow of Hercules following his attempt to abduct Deianaira, who takes tunic covered in the centaur's blood; 2. Servant presents the tunic to Hercules in his bedroom. Initial, rubric, border design.

Incipit of text, with initial, rubric, border design. Miniature showing the figure of the author in a gothic chamber, asleep. He has a pen in his hand, a book open on a lectern, and other books scattered around. A cat chases a mouse across the floor.

Miniature showing Leontia in a courtyard, studying a book propped up on a lectern before her. Other books scattered around. In middle distance, meeting of groups of courtesans and customers. Initial, rubric, border design.

Miniature showing Sempronia defending herself against Equitius before the Roman magistrate. She reads from a book open on a lectern before a seated tribune. Initial, rubric and border design.

Miniature showing the Cumean Sibyl (Amalthea) as she presents the last three sibylline books to Tarquin, King of Rome, seated on a throne, offering a gold ball to the Sibyl in exchange for the books. Initial, border design.

Miniature showing the wedding of Engeldruda and Guido. The emperor, wearing splendid armor, and other nobles observe. Initial, border design and rubric.

Miniature showing wedding of Scipio Africanus and Amelia in a gothic interior. A monk performs the ceremony. Initial and border design.

Miniature showing 1. two female and two male figures facing each other; 2. the wedding of Nero and Poppaea, performed by a bishop; Nero, holding a sword, kicks Poppaea out of bed, with one foot on her abdomen. Initial and border design.

Miniature showing 1. Semiamira as a prostitute; 2. Semiamira in the Senate at the side of her son, the emperor Antonius; 3. Semiamira with three kneeling ladies; Semiamira and Antonius murdered. Initial and border design.

Miniature showing 1. Joanna in majesty, flanked by male figures; 2. Five corpses hanging from the gallows outside a walled city. A group of archers and soldiers approach the city. Initial (not painted onto gold field) and border design.

Adam and Eve.

68 CE: The Sicarii, a Jewish extremist group, take possession of the fortress of Masada. During the feast of Passover, they raid En Gedi, killing 700 women and children who are unable to flee.

68 CE: Vespasian, on a visit to the Dead Sea, demonstrates its famed buoyancy. He orders some non-swimmers to be thrown into deep water with their hands tied behind their back; all rise to the surface and float. Other remarkable properties of the Dead Sea are also described, such as the changing color of its water and its bituminous mud, so sticky that it can only be removed from the hulls of boats with women's monthly secretions. Use of this illustration of swans a-swimming is evidently an allusion to the buoyancy of the water.

The Queens Majestic; the Bishop of London; the Bishop of Winchester; the Dutchess of Norfork; four earls daughters; sixteen barons of the Qnaue ports; a lady of the Bed chamber; two of her majesties women; gentlemen pensioners.

Man, at left. with bow and arrows seated on ground, handing beaver[?] to a woman, at right, standing. On banderole, over clouds: Nieu Amsterdam, al. New Yorck

Afriquaine en deshabillé

Fille turque prenant le caffé sur le sopha

Femme d'Afrique allant par les rues

Femme turque qui repose sur le sopha sortant du bain

Afriquaine en habit de cèrèmonie

Femme turque qui fume sur le sopha

La sultane asseki, ou sultane reine

Femme turque filant au tandour

Dame greque dans son apartement

Filles turques qui jouent au mangala

Tchinguis, ou danseuse turque

Fille turque à qui l'on tresse les cheveux au bain

Fille turque qui brode