Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
Plants and flowersMandrakeIn the Song of songs
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Cantica canticorum
Old Testament
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 7:13: Sponsa: Mandragorae dederunt odorem in portis nostris omnia poma: nova et vetera, dilecte mi, servavi tibi (Bride: The mandrakes give a smell. In our gates are all fruits ...)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 8:1: Sponsa: Quis mihi det te fratrem meum, sugentem ubera matris meae ... (Bride: Who shall give thee to me for my brother, sucking the breasts of my mother)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 8:2: Sponsa: Apprehendam te, et ducam in domum matris meae: ibi me docebis, et dabo tibi poculum ex vino ... (Bride: I will take hold of thee, and bring thee into my mother's house ...)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 8:4: Sponsus: Adiuro vos, filiae Jerusalem, ne suscitetis, neque evigilare faciatis dilectam, donec ipsa velit (Bridegroom: I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem, that you stir not up ...)
Catechism (Creed, Pater noster, Sacraments, Works of Mercy etc)
7 Sacraments Baptism Scene of Baptism
Further details
1. Mandragorae dederunt odorem; 2. Quis mihi det te fratrem; 3. Apprehendam te et ducam; 4. Adiuro vos, filiae Jerusalem
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 90r
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 314
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