Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Cantica canticorum
Old Testament
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 7:7: Sponsus: Statura tua assimilata est palmae, et ubera tua botris (Thy stature is like to a palm tree, and thy breasts to clusters of grapes)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 7:8: Sponsus: Dixi: Ascendan im palmam et apprehendam fructus eius ... (Bridegroom: I said: I will go up into the palm tree, and will take hold of the fruit thereof ...)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 7:11: Sponsa: Veni, dilecte mi, egrediamur in agrum, commoremur in villis (Bride: Come, my beloved, let us go forth into the field, let us abide in the villages)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 7:12: Sponsa: Mane surgamus ad vineas, videamus si floruit vinea .. dabo tibi ubera mea (Bride: Let us get up early ..., let us see if the vineyard flourish ... will I give thee my breasts)
Catechism (Creed, Pater noster, Sacraments, Works of Mercy etc)
7 Sacraments Baptism Scene of Baptism
Further details
1. Statura tua assimiliata est palmae (here also the preceding verse is quoted but not illustrated); 2. Dixi, Ascendam im palmam (moralisation: salvation as fruit of Cross); 3. Veni, dilecte mi; 4. Videamus si floruit vinea
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 89v
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 313
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