Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Regum I
Old Testament
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) The war between Saul and David (1 Kings 19-31) David flees from Saul (1 Kings 19-20)Saul sends out men to kill David (1 Kings 19:11)
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) The war between Saul and David (1 Kings 19-31) David flees from Saul (1 Kings 19-20)Michol helps Davids escape through the window (1 Kings 19:12, cf. title of Psalm 58)
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) The war between Saul and David (1 Kings 19-31) David flees from Saul (1 Kings 19-20)Michol tells Saul's soldiers that David is ill, shows them a statue in his bed, which they attack (1 Kings 19:13-16)
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) The war between Saul and David (1 Kings 19-31) David flees from Saul (1 Kings 19-20)Jonathan comforts David (1 Kings 20:1-3)
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) The war between Saul and David (1 Kings 19-31) David flees from Saul (1 Kings 19-20)David hides in the field (1 Kings 20:5 and 24)
Further details
1. Saul sends out his men to kill Daivd; 2. Michal lets David out of the window and shows the soldiers a puppet of him; 3. Jonathan comforts David; 4. As agreed with Jonathan, David hides himself for three days
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 138r
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 138
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