Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Numeri
Old Testament
Numbers Counting of the Israelites (Num. 1-2) List of the Captains of the Tribes (Num. 1:5-16)Ephraim and Manasseh, the sons of Joseph (Num. 1:10)
Numbers Counting of the Israelites (Num. 1-2) List of the Captains of the Tribes (Num. 1:5-16)Benjamin (Num. 1:11)
Further details
1. Joseph as ancestor of Ephraim and Manasseh (signifying Christ as cornerstone between Christians and Jews); 2. The Tribe of Ephraim (signifying Christ's humiliation); 3. The Tribe of Manasseh (Christ's rejection); 4. The Tribe of Benjamin (signifying fighters)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 68r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Bible moralisée
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Alexandre, comte de Laborde, La Bible Moralisée Illustrée, vol. 1, Paris 1911, plate 68
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