hand-gang

hand-gang, m.n: laying on of hands; submission, surrender. (HAND-GANG / ˈhand-ˌgaŋ)

Medieval manuscript image a man binding the hands of another man with rope while a group of men looks on. In the margin is an inscription in Persian.
Samson’s surrender in Old Testament with Latin, Persian & Judeo-Persian inscriptions. France (Paris), c. 1244-1254. Morgan Library & Museum, MS M.638, f. 14v. [themorgan.org]

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