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Biblia Pauperum

[the poor man's Bible ]. Some forty or fifty pictures of Bible subjects used in the Middle Ages, when few could read, to teach the leading events of Scripture history. (See Mirror Of Human Salvation.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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