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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Cantica canticorum
Old Testament
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 6:1: Sponsa: Dilectus meus descendit in hortum suum ... ut pascatur in hortis, lilia colligat (Bride: My beloved is gone down into his garden .. to feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 6:3: Sponsus: Pulchra es, amica mea, suavis et decora sicut Jerusalem, terribilis ut castrorum acies ordinata (Bridegroom: Thou art beautiful, O my love ... terrible as an army set in array)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 6:4: Sponsus: Averte oculos tuos a mea quia ipsi me avolare fecerunt. Capilli tui sicut grex caprarum ... (Bridegroom: Turn away thy eyes from me, for they have made me flee away ...)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 6:7: Sponsus: Sexaginta sunt reginae et octoginta concubinae, et adolescentularum non est numerus (Bridegroom: There are threescore queens, and fourscore concubines ...)
Further details
1. Dilectus meus descendit in hortum; 2. Pulchra es amica mea; 3. Averte oculus tuos a me; 4. Sexaginta sunt reginae
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 85v
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 309
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