Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Regum III
Old Testament
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) The building of the Temple (3 Kings 5-8) God fills the temple (3 Kings 8:10-11)
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) The Queen of Saba (A.V. Sheba) (3 Kings 10) Solomon's throne (3 Kings 10:18-20)Solomon on his throne, or the throne alone
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) Solomon's idolatry and downfall (3 Kings 11) Solomon, corrupted by his foreign wives, worships idols (3 Kings 11:4-5)
Further details
1. God fills the temple; 2. The Queen of Saba before Solomon; 3. Solomon's throne; 4. Solomon's idolatry
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 164r
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 164
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