Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsSpider
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Job (Part 1 - Oxford)
Old Testament
Job Job's reply to Eliphaz (Job 6-7) Job compares himself to starving asses and oxen (Job 6:5)
Job Job's reply to Eliphaz (Job 6-7) Job compares himself to a stag yearning for shadow (Job 7:2)
Job Job's reply to Eliphaz (Job 6-7) Job complains that his life is cut more quickly than threads cut by the weaver (Job 7:6)
Job Speech of Baldad (Job 8) Baldad compares the ungodly with dry bushes and their trust with a spider's web (Job 8:11-14)
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
Cloth, wool and leather workersWeaving
Further details
1. Job compares himself to starving asses and oxen; 2. Job compares himself to a stag yearning for shadow (the 'cervus' is a corruption for 'servus' found in some medieval Bibles); 3. Job compares his life to quickly cut threads; 4. Baldad compares the ungodly to dry bushes or cobwebs
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 213v
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 213
Contact
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