#ThyCaptionBe: Battle of the Bands
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Medieval battle of the bands or the original Nickelback curse? It’s really not far from that as two monastic communities sing for Christ’s approval.Get ready for the Medieval Battle of the Bands!Opposing groups of monks stand in front of choir books used by the choir during liturgical services. Christ appears between them, turning towards one in favor.Religious costume (the long hooded robe called a habit) helps us tell the monastic communities apart. This marginal decoration comes from the Abbey Bible, painted for a Dominican monastery, the group chosen by Christ.
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