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Thread: Prudentius' Psychomachia, 9th century, Cod. Burmanni Q 3

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    Lightbulb Prudentius' Psychomachia, 9th century, Cod. Burmanni Q 3

    Psychomachia (Conflict of the Soul) by Prudentius, which describes the battles between female personifications of human virtues and vices.
    From manuscript: Leyden, Universitatsbibliothek, Cod. Burmanni Q 3
    9th century, probably from Northern France.
    I have included an English translation of the poem for the 'Chastity against Lust' section.
    Abraham and Lot
    Chastity against Lust

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    Prudentius: Peace drives away Fear, Labor and Want / Trumpets are silent, swords sheathed / The legion of Virtues enjoy winning the contest / Concord orders the withdrawal of the standards to camp / Singing troop of cavalry & infantry

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    Abraham and Lot
    Chastity against Lust
    Prudentius: Peace drives away Fear, Labor and Want / Trumpets are silent, swords sheathed / The legion of Virtues enjoy winning the contest / Concord orders the withdrawal of the standards to camp / Singing troop of cavalry & infantry

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