Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Jewish Ritual
Jewish RitualsWedding
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Ruth
Old Testament
Ruth Ruth attracts the attention of Booz (Ruth 2-3) Ruth lies down at the feet of Booz (Ruth 3:7-9)
Ruth Booz marries Ruth (Ruth 4) Booz invites Noemi's next-of-kin to marry Ruth (Ruth 4:1-10)
Ruth Booz marries Ruth (Ruth 4) Booz marries Ruth (Ruth 4:13)
Ruth Booz marries Ruth (Ruth 4) The neighbours congratulate Noemi and call the child Obed (Ruth 4:16-17)
Ruth Booz marries Ruth (Ruth 4) Ruth gives birth to a son (Ruth 4:13)
Further details
1. Ruth lies down at the feet of Booz; 2. Booz invites Noemi's next-of-kin to marry Ruth (the moralisation beneath is about this man's refusal); 3. Booz marries Ruth (under an object resembling a Jewish Chuppah), she gives birth; 4. The neighbours congratulate Noemi and call her son Obed
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 126r
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 126
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