Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
3 Esdras Apame takes the crown from the King's head (3 Esdr. 4:30)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsRothenburg ob der Tauber, Konsistorialbibliothek, WD 107 (Southern Germany, Mid-15th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21b: King Darius tolerates that Queen Apamene takes the crown off his head and puts it on hers → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21b: King Darius tolerates that Queen Apamene takes the crown off his head and puts it on hers → Variant: Apamene stands next to the enthroned Darius, takes the crown from his head
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Esdras3 Esdr. 4:30: Apame takes the crown from the King's headType for the Crowning with thorns (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crowning with thorns with 3 Esdr. 4:30: Apamene takes the crown from the King's head (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Southern German
DATE
mid 15th century one fascicle of the composite manuscript is dated to 1452
LOCATION
Rothenburg ob der Tauber (Lower Franconia), Konsistorialbibliothek (kept in the Stadtarchiv) → WD 107, fol. 45v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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