heofon-hlāf

heofon-hlāf, m.n: bread from heaven, manna. (HEH-oh-von-H’LAWF / ˈhɛɔ-vɔn-ˌhlaːf)

Medieval manuscript image of a group of people gathering pieces of bread that fall from the sky; a bearded man holding a rod motions towards a haloed man’s face in the sky.
Crusader Bible; France (Paris), c. 1244-54; Morgan Library & Museum, MS M.638, f. 9v. [themorgan.org]

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