heofon-þrēat

heofon-þrēat, m.n: heavenly troop/host/band. (HEH-ov-on-THRAY-aht / ˈhɛɔ-vɔn-ˌθreːat)

Medieval manuscript image of a row of seven angels facing the left, clothed in robes of gold and red, each holding a trumpet aloft in their right hand, their wings all angled off to the left.
Beatus of Liébana, Commentary on the Apocalypse; N Spain (Santo Domingo de Silos), 1091-1109; British Library, Add MS 11695, f. 126r. [bl.uk]

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