Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Josue
Old Testament
Josue (A.V. Joshua) Josue and the Gibeonites (Jos. 9-10) God kills the soldiers of the five kings with heavy stones (Jos. 10:11)
Josue (A.V. Joshua) Josue and the Gibeonites (Jos. 9-10) Sun and Moon stand sill over Gibeon (Jos. 10:12-14)
Josue (A.V. Joshua) Josue and the Gibeonites (Jos. 9-10) Josue commands to close the cave in which the five kings are hidden (Jos. 10:17-19)
Josue (A.V. Joshua) Josue and the Gibeonites (Jos. 9-10) The five kings killed and hanged on gibbets (Jos. 10:22-27)
Further details
1. Stones fall from heaven and kill the soldiers of the five kings; 2. At Joshua's prayer sun and moon stand still; 3. Joshua commands to close the cave in which the kings are hiding; 4. The five kings are killed
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 101v
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 101
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