Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Cantica canticorum
Old Testament
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 1:7: Sponsus: Si ignoras te ... egredere ... et pasce haedos tuos juxta tabernacula pastorum (Bridegroom: If thou know not thyself .. go forth ... and feed thy kids beside the tents ...)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 1:9: Sponsus: Pulchrae sunt genae tuae sicut turturis, collum tuum sicut monilia (Bridegroom: Thy cheeks are beautiful as the turtledove's, thy neck as jewels) First part of verse: Pulchrae sunt genae tuae sicut turturis (Thy cheeks are beautiful as the turtledove's)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 1:9: Sponsus: Pulchrae sunt genae tuae sicut turturis, collum tuum sicut monilia (Bridegroom: Thy cheeks are beautiful as the turtledove's, thy neck as jewels) Second part of verse: Collum tuum sicut monilia (Thy neck as jewels)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 1:10: Sponsus: Murenulas aureas faciemus tibi, vermiculatas argento (Bridegroom: We will make thee chains of gold, inlaid with silver)
Life of Christ
Passion Dead ChristAdored by Ecclesia
Further details
1. Si ignoras te (Moralisation: those who do not know Christ feed the goats in worldly sins); 2. Pulchae sunt genae tuae (Moralisation: like the monogamous turtle-dove the Church must always remember Christ); 3. Collum tuum; 4. Murenulas aureas faciemus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 69v
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 293
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