Illustrations of Anglo-Saxons in
Prudentius' Psychomachia
‘Conflict Of The Soul’

British Library, MS Cotton Cleopatra C VIII, c.1000

Chastity and Lust

folio 07v
Chastity compelled to fight against Lust

PUDICITIA CONTRA LIBIDINEM ADACIS PUGNAT


folio 08r
Chastity hits Lust with a stone

PUDICITIA LIBIDINEM CUM SAXO PERCUTIT


folio 08r
Chastity stabs through Lust with a sword

PUDICITIA LIBIDINEM TRANS FIGIT GLADIO

folios 8v, 9r & 9v are not available.

folio 10r
Chastity stores her sword under the altar in the temple

PUDICITIA GLADIUM SUUM SUB ALTARE IN TEMPLO RECONDIT




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