Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Numeri
Old Testament
Numbers Transgressors and their punishment (Sabbath-Breaker and Korah, Num. 15-16) Korah and his company (Num. 16)God punishes the Israelites with a plague (Num. 16:44-45)
Numbers Transgressors and their punishment (Sabbath-Breaker and Korah, Num. 15-16) Korah and his company (Num. 16)Aaron cleanses the Israelites with a censer, and the plague stops (Num. 16:46-50)
Numbers God confirms the offices of the Levites, the Rod of Aaron (Num. 17-18) The Israelites bring rods to the tabernacle (Num. 17:1-4, 5-7)
Numbers God confirms the offices of the Levites, the Rod of Aaron (Num. 17-18) Aaron's Rod blossoms (Num. 17:8-9)
Further details
1. God sends a plague, and Moses and Aaron intercede for the people (the latter is not in the biblical text); Aaron cleanses the Israelites with a censer, and the plague stops; 3. The Israelites bring rods; 4. Aaron's rod blossoms
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 79v
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 79
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