Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Cantica canticorum
Old Testament
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 5:9: Chorus: Qualis est dilectus tuus ex dilecto, o pulcherrima mulierum ... (Choir: What manner of one is thy beloved of the beloved, O thou most beautiful among women ...)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 5:10: Sponsa: Dilectus meus candidus et rubicundus, electus ex millibus (My beloved is white and ruddy, chosen out of thousands)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 5:13: Sponsa: Genae illus sicut areolae aromatum ... Labia eius lilia ... (Bride: His cheeks are as beds of aromatical spices ... His lips are as lilies ...) First part of verse: Genae illius sicut areolae aromatum, consitae a pigmentariis (His cheeks are as beds of aromatical spices set by the perfumers)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 5:13: Sponsa: Genae illus sicut areolae aromatum ... Labia eius lilia ... (Bride: His cheeks are as beds of aromatical spices ... His lips are as lilies ...) Second part of verse: Labia eius lilia, distillantia myrrham priman (His lips are as lilies dropping choice myrrh)
Images of Christ
Christ on the CrossContrasted with Christ in heaven
Miscellaneous
Preaching
Further details
1. Qualis est dilectus tuus (moralisation: instruction of the simple faithful); 2. Dilectus meus candidus et rubicundus (moralisation: Christ 'white' in Divinity, 'red' in Passion); 3. Genae illius sicut areolae aromatum; 4. Labia eius lilia
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 83v
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 307
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