Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Time
Seasons Individual Winter
Flora and Fauna
BirdsOstrich Miscellaneous
Fabulous animalsDragon Dragons interacting with humans or angels but not fighting
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 has become akin to dragons and ostriches, his organ has become weeping (Job 30:29-31)
Job Job's final speech to his friends (Job 27-31) Job reminisces about his hospitality (Job 31:32)
Job Eliu's speech (Job 32-37) Eliu compares his eagerness to talk to an exploding barrel of new wine (Job 32:19)
Job Eliu's speech (Job 32-37) Eliu speaks about winter and animals hibernating (Job 37:8)
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
AgriculturalVine-workers Further steps in the production of wineFermenting
Music
Musical instrumentsStringPluckedHarp
Further details
1. Job likens himself to dragons and ostriches; 2. Job reminisces about his great hospitality; 3. Eliu compares his eagerness to talk to a barrel that is close to explosion; 4. Eliu speaks about God sending winter and animals going into hibernation
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 222r
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 222
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