Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Job (Part 1 - Oxford)
Old Testament
Job Speech of Eliphaz (Job 4-5) Eliphaz claims that suffering is always a punishment from God (Job 4:5-9)
Job Speech of Eliphaz (Job 4-5) Eliphaz gives starving lions and tigers as example for just punishment (Job 4:10-11)
Job Speech of Eliphaz (Job 4-5) Eliphaz recounts a vision that told him that everyone deserved punishment (Job 4:13-18)
Further details
1. Eliphaz tells Job that all suffering is punishment; 2. Starving lions and tigers as example; 4. Eliphaz's vision - the mysterious being is depicted as Christ. Image 3, illustrating the beginning of Eliphaz's report of the vision, incorrectly shows Job speaking
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 211v
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 211
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