mann-ēaca

mann-ēaca, m.n: an increase of human beings. (MAHN-AY-ah-ka / ˈman-ˌeːa-ka)

Medieval manuscript image of a massive group of people, seven rows of a dozen or so each; one man standing in front holds a scroll in one hand that winds upwards across the crowd.
Bertran Boysset’s Dialogue avec Dieu; France (Arles), 1405; Carpentras, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 327, f. 24r. [initiale.irht.cnrs.fr]

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