Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsSnake Miscellaneous
AnimalsRabbit (see also Hare)
AnimalsLocust
BirdsEagle Miscellaneous
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Proverbia
Old Testament
Proverbs Proverbs of Congregans (or Agur, Prov. 30) Prov. 30:18-19: Tria sunt difficilia mihi ... Viam aquilae in caelo, viam colubri super petram, viam navis in medio mari, et viam viri in adolescentia
Proverbs Proverbs of Congregans (or Agur, Prov. 30) Prov. 30:20: Talis est et via mulieris adulterae, quae comedit, et tergens os suum dicit: Non sum operata malum (Such is also the way of an adulterous woman, who ... saith: I have done no evil)
Proverbs Proverbs of Congregans (or Agur, Prov. 30) Prov. 30:24-28: Quatuor sunt minima terrae ... sapientiora ... Formica, Lepusculus, Locusta, Stellio (Four very little things of the earth, and they are wiser ... Ants, Rabbit, Locust, Stellio)
Proverbs Praise of the valiant woman (Prov. 31:10-31) Prov. 31:10: Mulierem fortem quis invenit (Who shall find a valiant woman)
SOCIAL LIFE
Ships
MiscellaneousShip at sea
Further details
1. Tria sunt difficilia; 2. Talis est via; 3. Quatuor sunt minima (only the rabbit and some green animals, probably the locusts, are depicted); 4. Mulierem fortem quis invenit
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 56r
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 280
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RELATIONS
Gallica (digitised version)
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