Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Judicum
Old Testament
Judges Deborah, Barak and Jael (Jud. 4) Sisera seeks refuge in the tent of Jael and is given milk (Jud. 4:17-19)
Judges Deborah, Barak and Jael (Jud. 4) Jael drives a nail through Sisera's head (Jud. 4:21)
Judges Deborah, Barak and Jael (Jud. 4) Jael shows the dead Sisera to Barak (Jud. 4:22)
Judges Gideon (Jud. 6-8) Gideon brings a sacrifice and an angel appears (Jud. 6:19-21)
Judges Gideon (Jud. 6-8) Gideon destroys the altar and grove of Baal (Jud. 6:25-27)
Further details
1. Jael gives Sisera refuge and Jael kills Sisera; 2. Jael shows Sisera's body to Barak; 3. The angel appears to Gideon; 4. Gideon destroys the altar of Baal
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 106r
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 106
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