Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Numeri
Old Testament
Numbers The daughters of Midian (Num. 25) The Israelites committing whoredom with the daughters of Midian (Num. 25:1-3)
Numbers The daughters of Midian (Num. 25) Moses suspending the culprits on a gibbet (Num. 25:4-5)
Numbers The daughters of Midian (Num. 25) Phinehas stabs the Israelites and the Midianite woman caught together (Num. 25:6-8)
Numbers War against the Midianites (Num. 31)
Further details
1. Whoredom with the daughters of Moab; 2. Moses punishing the culprits; 3. Phinehas killing the couple caught together; 4. War against the Midianites whose daughters are made prisoners
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 83v
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 83
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