Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Esther
Old Testament
Esther Assuerus commands to honour Mardochai (Esth. 6) Assuerus hears how Mardochai uncovered the eunuch's plot (Esth. 6:2)
Esther Assuerus commands to honour Mardochai (Esth. 6) Mardochai is led in triumph through the streets (Esth. 6:10-11)
Esther Esther uncovers Aman's plot to Assuerus (Esth. 7) Esther asks for the Israelites to be spared from Haman (Esth. 7:3-6)
Esther Esther uncovers Aman's plot to Assuerus (Esth. 7) Assuerus leaves the meal in wrath (Esth. 7:7)
Esther Esther uncovers Aman's plot to Assuerus (Esth. 7) Aman implores Esther to spare his life (Esth. 7:7)
Further details
1. A servant reads to the insommniac Assuerus the chronicles of the kingdom, which praise Mardochai; 2. Assuerus commands to lead Mardochai in triumph through the city; 3. Esther accuses Aman; 4. Assuerus leaves, Aman implores Esther
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 203v
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 203
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