(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) David and Bethsabee (2 Kings 11-12) David conquers Rabbath and kills its inhabitants by sawing them asunder and driving chariots over them (2 Kings 12:31)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsLeipzig, Universitätsbibliothek, Cod. Haen. 3506 (French or Flemish, 1436, partially executed) → Chapters 41b-44a (fols. 57r-64v)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41b: David punishes the inhabitants of Rabbath → Variant: One or more men are sawed in two, others are beaten or attacked with swords or spears
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 12:31: David cruelly kills the inhabitants of RabbathType for Hell (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Hell with 2 Kings 12:31: David cruelly kills the inhabitants of Rabbath (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
Chapters 41b-44a are inserted after Chapter 25a
ARTIST/CREATOR
French or Flemish
DATE
1436
LOCATION
Leipzig, Universitätsbibliothek → Cod. Haen. 3506, fol. 57r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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