Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Job (Part 1 - Oxford)
Old Testament
Job Job's final speech to his friends (Job 27-31) Job speaks of the stone of darkness and the river separating the pilgrims (Job 28:3-4)
Job Job's final speech to his friends (Job 27-31) Job reminisces how he washed his feet with butter and chairs were prepared for him (Job 29:6-7)
Job Job's final speech to his friends (Job 27-31) Job reminisces how he was enthroned like a king and comforted the others (Job 29:25)
Job Job's final speech to his friends (Job 27-31) Job laments about being scorned by the young men (Job 30:1)
Further details
1. Job speaks about the stone of darkness and the river separating the pilgrims from the pathless (the Vulgate text is difficult); 2. Job reminisces how he washed his feet with butter and had chairs put out in the street and ; 3. How he sat as a king and comforted the others; 4. The young scorn him
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 221v
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 221
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