Narthex Capital: St. John Receives a Book
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Narthex Capital: St. John Receives a Book

In a scene from Revelation 1, the angel gives St. John a book on which is written QUAE VIDERIS ET AUDIERIS SCRIBE IN LIBRO ("write freely what you see and hear"). Romanesque capital in the narthex, or Tour de Gauzlin, of Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire Abbey, c.1070-80.