Historiated- adj.- Adorned with the figures of humans or animals, often with foliage, and often for narrative purposes. Used especially of initial letters in manuscripts and of the capitals of columns.

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Scene in which Men Marvel at the Star from the Bayeux Embroidery, c. 1070-80. Image taken from ARTstor.

Scene in which Men Marvel at the Star from the Bayeux Embroidery, c. 1070-80. Image taken from ARTstor.

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