Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Regum IV
Old Testament
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 4-6:7) The son of the Sunamite (4 Kings 4:8- 37)Eliseus is invited to stay with the Sunamite woman (4 Kings 4:8-10)
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 4-6:7) The son of the Sunamite (4 Kings 4:8- 37)Eliseus prophecies that the Sunamite woman will give birth (4 Kings 4:16)
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 4-6:7) The son of the Sunamite (4 Kings 4:8- 37)Birth of the son of the Sunamite woman (4 Kings 4:17)
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 4-6:7) The son of the Sunamite (4 Kings 4:8- 37)Death of the son of the Sunamite woman (4 Kings 4:20)
Further details
1. The Sunamite woman invites Eliseus to stay and prepares a room for him; 2. Eliseus prophecies that she will give birth; 3. She gives birth; 4. Her son dies
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 177v
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 177
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