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Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Cantica canticorum
Old Testament
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 3:11: Chorus: Egredimini et videte, filiae Sion, regem Salomonem in diademate quo coronavit illum mater sua ... (Choir: Go forth, ye daughters of Sion, and see king Solomon in the diadem ..)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 4:9: Sponsus: Vulnerasti cor meum, soror mea, sponsa, vulnerasti cor meum in uno oculorum tuorum ... (Bridegroom: Thou hast wounded my heart, my sister, my spouse ...)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 4:4: Sponsus: Sicut vitta coccinea labia tua ... Sicut fragmen mali punici, ita genae tuae (Bridegroom: Thy lips are as a scarlet lace ... Thy cheeks are as a piece of a pomegranate ...) Second part of verse: Sicut fragmen mali punici, ita genae tuae, absque eo quod intrinsecus latet (Thy cheeks are as a piece of a pomegranate, besides that which lieth hid within)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 4:4: Bridegroom: Sicut turris David collum tuum ... mille clypei pendant ex ea, omnis armatura fortium (Bridegroom: Thy neck is as the tower of David ... a thousand bucklers hang upon it ..)
Further details
1. Egredimini et videte filiae Sion; 2. Vulnerasti cor meum (his verse appears before Cant. 9:3); 3. Sicut fragmen mali punici, ita genae tuae; 4. Sicut turris David collum tuum
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 78r
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 302
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