Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Numeri
Old Testament
Numbers Counting of the Israelites (Num. 1-2) The encampment and banners of the Tribes (Num. 2)The Ark, transported by the Levites, in the centre of the camp (Num. 2:17)
Numbers The Roles of Priests and Levites (Num. 3-10) The Death of Nadab and Abihu (Num. 3:4)
Numbers The Roles of Priests and Levites (Num. 3-10) God commands the Levites to serve him (Num. 3:5-7)
Further details
1. The Israelites surrounding the Tabernacle; 2. The Levites transporting the Ark; 3. Death of Nadab and Abihu; 4. Aaron and his family are charged with the priesthood
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 71v
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 71
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