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Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Cantica canticorum
Old Testament
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 7:2: Chorus: Umbilicus tuus crater tornatilis ... Venter tuus sicut acervus tritici ... (Choir: Thy navel is like a round bowl ... Thy belly is like a heap of wheat ...) Second part of verse: Venter tuus sicut acervus tritici vallatus liliis (Thy belly is like a heap of wheat, set about with lilies)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 7:4: Sponsus: Collum tuum sicut turris eburnea, oculi tui sicut piscinae ... Nasus tuus sicut turris Libani (Bridegroom: Thy neck as a tower of ivory, thy eyes like the fishpools ...) Second part of verse: Oculi tui sicut piscinae in Hesebon que sunt in porta filiae multitudinis (Thy eyes like the fishpools in Hesebon, which are in the gate of the daughter of the multitude)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 7:4: Sponsus: Collum tuum sicut turris eburnea, oculi tui sicut piscinae ... Nasus tuus sicut turris Libani (Bridegroom: Thy neck as a tower of ivory, thy eyes like the fishpools ...) Third part of verse: Nasus tuus sicut turris Libani, quae respicit contra Damascum (Thy nose is as the tower of Libanus, that looketh toward Damascus)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 7:5: Sponsus: Caput tuum ut Carmelus, et comae capitis tui sicut purpura regis vincta canalibus (Thy head is like Carmel, and the hairs of thy head as the purple of the king ...)
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Further details
1. Venter tuus sicut acervus; 2. Oculi tui sicut piscinae (moralisation: Baptism); 3. Nasus tuus sicut turris Libani; 4. Caput tuum ut Carmelus (moralisation: purple=Martyrdom)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 88r
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 312
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