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Here is another image with a not too different sort of building:  Fulbert de Chartres dans la cathédrale de Chartres nouvellement construite. Miniature extraite de l'Obituaire de Notre-Dame de Chartres, martyrologe et nécrologe du chapitre de Notre-Dame: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4e/Fulbert_de_Chartres.jpg

Cheers,

Richard J Legault

On Fri, Jun 28, 2019 at 9:39 AM Gordon Plumb <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and culture
On the 12th-century Tournai marble font at East Meon in Hampshire the Expulsion scene shows the angel with the flaming sword driving Adam & Eve from
what is recognisably a city - see my image on Flickr here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/22274117@N08/14533519943

Learned ones, do you know of any other examples of this and can you suggest the origin of this iconographical peculiarity?

Gordon Plumb

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