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This pen drawing,

from a manuscript apparently made in the scriptorium of Fleury, perhaps at the beginning of the 11th century is very curious.

The central figure, seated on some kind of crenelated, towered and remarkably "organic" throne
has some stylistic relationship with contemporary Anglo-Saxon
manuscripts from the so-called "Winchester School", though there is nothing (which survives) from this "school" of illumination which really corresponds to the dynamism apparent here.
Various elements of the figure style suggest a lineage which goes back to the late Carolingian stylistic tradition behind such manuscripts as the Utrecht Psalter (which is known to have been in England in the 10th century).

Four figures are splayed in an "X" pattern around this central figure,
and "attached" to it by bands or ribbons(?),
on each of which are written "angelus", yet each of them are wingless but fully armed (with swords), mailed, and nimbed figures.
Above the central figure there is a figure which is not clear in this reproduction,
but which may be a "Hand of God" descending from a semi-circular "cloud".
One wants, of course, to see the central figure as "ecclesia", seated within a castle [militans?]
with the Dove of the Holy Spirit descending from a schematic cloud form above, with four "satellite" milites around Her.
But, as far as I am aware, there is no parallel for such an iconographic conception, and this exemplar is unique among surviving examples.

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