Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Josue
Old Testament
Josue (A.V. Joshua) Rahab and the Spies (Jos. 2) Rahab asks for protection, is instructed to place a cord into her window (Jos. 2:16-20)
Josue (A.V. Joshua) The Crossing of the Jordan (Jos. 3:1 - 5:12) God promises to exalt Joshua (Jos. 3:7)
Josue (A.V. Joshua) The Crossing of the Jordan (Jos. 3:1 - 5:12) The priests carry the Ark into the Jordan (Jos. 3:14)
Josue (A.V. Joshua) The Crossing of the Jordan (Jos. 3:1 - 5:12) The waters of the Jordan recede, standing at the side like mountains (Jos. 3:16-17)
Further details
1. Rahab asks for protection and is told to place a scarlet cord into her window; 2. God promises to exalt Joshua; 3. The priests carry the ark over Jordan; 4. The waters of Jordan stand like mountains at their side
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 95v
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 95
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