Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Job (Part 1 - Oxford)
Old Testament
Job Job's reply to Baldad (Job 9-10) Job acknowledges that God can darken Sun and Stars (Job 9:7)
Job Job's reply to Baldad (Job 9-10) Job acknowledges that God spreads out the heaven (Job 9:8)
Job Job's reply to Baldad (Job 9-10) Job compares his life to an eagle with prey or a ship with goods passing by (Job 9:26)
Job Job's reply to Baldad (Job 9-10) Job complains that God would make him sordid even if he washed himself with snow (Job 9:30-31)
Further details
1. Job acknowledges that God rules the sun and 2. Spreads out the heavens; 3. He compares his days to a passing ship carrying goods or an eagle carrying prey; 4. He complains that even if he washed himselfs with snow-water God would make him sordid again
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 214r
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 214
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