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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. 7:9: Sponsus: Quae est ista quae progreditur quasi aurora consurgens, pulchra ut luna, electa ut sol, terribilis ut ... acies ... (Bridegroom: Who is she that cometh forth as the morning...) First part of verse: Quae est ista quae progreditur quasi aurora consurgens (Who is she that cometh forth as the morning rising)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 7:9: Sponsus: Quae est ista quae progreditur quasi aurora consurgens, pulchra ut luna, electa ut sol, terribilis ut ... acies ... (Bridegroom: Who is she that cometh forth as the morning...) Second part of verse: Pulchra ut luna, electa ut solNot referring to the Virgin Mary
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 6:10: Sponsa: Descendi in hortum nucum, ut viderem poma convallium, et inspicerem si floruisset vinea ... mala punica (Bride: I went down into the garden of nuts, to see the fruits ...)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 6:11: Sponsa: Nescivi: anima mea conturbavit me, propter quadrigas Aminadab (I knew not, my soul troubled me for the chariots of Aminadab)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 6:12: Chorus: Revertere, revertere, Sulamitis, revertere, revertere ut intueamur te (Choir: Return, return, O Sulamitess; return, return that we may behold thee)
Life of Christ
Infancy Massacre of the InnocentsThe massacreWithout flight into Egypt
Virgin Mary
Virgin and Child Child blessing
The Church
Ecclesiastical Allegory Church and Synagogue Synagogue astonished about emergence of Church
Ecclesiastical Allegory Church and Synagogue Conversion of the Jews
Further details
1. Quae est ista quae progreditur (moralisation: Synagogue astonished about Church); 2. Descendi in hortum nucum (moralisation: Incarnation); 3. Anima mea conturbavit me; 4. Revertere, revertere, Sulamitis (moralisation: Conversion of the Jews)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 86r
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 310
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