Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Cantica canticorum
Old Testament
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 3:4: Sponsa: Paululum cum pertransissem eos, inveni quem diligit anima mea ... et in cubiculum genetricis meae (When I had a little passed them, I found him whom my soul loveth ...) Second part of verse: Tenui eum, nec dimittiam, donec introducam eum illum in domum matris meae ... (I held him, and I will not let him go, till I bring him into my mother's house ...)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 3:6: Chorus: Quae est ista quae ascendit per desertum sicut virgula fumi ... (Choir: Who is she that goeth up by the desert as a pillar of smoke ...)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 3:7-8: Choir: En lectulum Salomonis, sexaginta fortes ambiunt ex fortissimis Israel (Choir: Behold, threescore valiant ones of the most valiant of Israel surrounded the bed of Solomon)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs)40 Cant. 3:9-10: Ferculum fecit sibi rex Salomon de lignis Libani ... (King Solomon hath made him a litter of the wood of Libanus)
Further details
1. Tenui eum non dimittam; 2. Quae est ista quae ascendit per desertum; 3. En lectulum Salomonis; 4. Ferculum fecit sibi rex Salomon
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 77v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Bible moralisée
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Alexandre, comte de Laborde, La Bible Moralisée Illustrée, vol. 2, Paris 1912, plate 301
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