MS M.81, fols. 67v–68r

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Worksop Bestiary

England, possibly in Lincoln or York
ca. 1185
215 x 155 mm

Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913) in 1902

MS M.81, fols. 67v–68r

Amos, the Prophet
Here Amos announces his prophecies to an attentive flock of multi-colored goats. An anti-Jewish passage—typical of the text—compares Jews to sinful goats, which Christ was unable to convert into sheep.