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Title: Willem Jordaens's Lamentation over the Death of a Beloved Fellow Monk
Subtitle: To the Limits of Spiritual Love
Author(s): SCHEPERS, Kees
Journal: Ons Geestelijk Erf
Volume: 87 Issue: 3-4 Date: 2016
This contribution contains an English translation of Willem Jordaens’s Planctus super obitu fratris Iohannis de Speculo. In this text Jordaens laments the loss of his dear friend Jan Spiegel van Cureghem in 1358. The translation is preceded by an introduction to the Lamentation itself and a summary of its content.