Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsRhinoceros
BirdsOstrich Miscellaneous
BirdsHeron
BirdsHawk
Fabulous animalsUnicornMiscellaneous
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Job (Part 1 - Oxford)
Old Testament
Job God's speech to Job (Job 38-41) God asks Job who feeds the raven (Job 38:41)
Job God's speech to Job (Job 38-41) God asks Job if he knows how the hinds fawn (Job 39:1-4)
Job God's speech to Job (Job 38-41) God asks Job if he can bind the rhinoceros to the plough (Job 39:10)
Job God's speech to Job (Job 38-41) God mentions the ostrich, who has wings like a heron or hawk, and leaves her eggs (Job 39:13-17)
Life of Christ
Infancy Nativity Virgin lying in
Further details
1. God asks Job who feeds the raven; 2. how the hinds fawn; 3. if he can bind a rhinoceros to a plough (linked with ox and ass in the Nativity); 4. God speaks about the foolish ostrich that has wings like the heron or the hawk and relinquishes her eggs
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 223v
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 223
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