It depicts a story in chapter 3 of the Book of Daniel. Three Hebrew men are thrown into a fiery furnace. However, they not only walk out unscathed – they are accompanied by Jesus! Read more about this on Wikipedia.
Is it me or do the ‘flames’ look like red snakes?🐍
Both Images have the Caption “The Act of Dying”. The Book is not available anywhere sadly. The lack of Context, as always, ironically adds to the unusualness . 😄 I think the sacred dragon looks to be in the first image, but he is all distorted by time. He lost his sacredness!!
Image Source One, and Two. No known copyright restrictions.
Panels in order: Second Coming of Jesus Christ; Jesus sitting in Judgement on the World; and Saint Michael the Archangel weighing souls. The poor people who didn’t make the cut in the last panel, get sent to Hell.
This depicts a Bloodletting man in the center of a circle of the zodiac. It connects body areas to zodiacs and planets. For example, if you are a Gemini, you should bloodlet from your lower stomach and left foot.