Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Ruth
Old Testament
Ruth Noemi and Ruth return to Israel (Ruth 1:6-21) The Bethlehemites watch Noemi and Ruth arrive (Ruth 1:19)
Ruth Ruth attracts the attention of Booz (Ruth 2-3) Ruth gleans the ears in Booz' field (Ruth 2:3)
Ruth Ruth attracts the attention of Booz (Ruth 2-3) Booz invites Ruth to stay on his field (Ruth 2:8-9)
Ruth Ruth attracts the attention of Booz (Ruth 2-3) Ruth gleans ears on Booz's field and brings the corn home (Ruth 2:17-18)
Further details
1. The Bethlehemites watch Noemi and Ruth arrive; 2. Ruth gleans at Booz's field; 3. Booz invites Ruth to stay on his field (the texts interprets this that Booz put his reapers under Ruth's authority); 4. Ruth continues to glean ears and brings the corn home
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 125v
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 125
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