Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Cantica canticorum
Old Testament
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 1:15: Sponsa: Ecce tu pulcher es, dilecte me, et decorus. Lectulus noster floridus (Bride: Behold thou art fair, my beloved, and comely. Our bed is flourishing) First part of verse: Ecce tu pulcher es, dilecte mi, et decorus (Behold thou art fair, my beloved, and comely)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 1:15: Sponsa: Ecce tu pulcher es, dilecte me, et decorus. Lectulus noster floridus (Bride: Behold thou art fair, my beloved, and comely. Our bed is flourishing) Second part of verse: Lectulus noster floridus (Our bed is flourishing)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 2:1: Sponsa: Ego flos campi et lilium convallium (I am the flower of the field and the lily of the valleys)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 2:2: Sponsus: Sicut lilium inter spinas, sic amica mea inter filias (Bridegroom: As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters)
Life of Christ
Ministry Teaching'Tollat suam crucem et sequatur me' (take up his cross and follow me, Mt. 16:24, Mc. 8:34, Lc. 9:23)
Virgin Mary
Virgin and Child Virgin pointing to Child
Saints
Apostles Apostles as a group
Miscellaneous
Religious Orders General Monastic life
The Church
Liturgy Roman Rite MassCanonElevation of the Host
Further details
1. Ecce tu pulcher es (moralisation: following Christ); 2. Lectulus noster floridus (moralisation: monastery); 3. Ego flos campi (moralisation: humility of Christ and Apostles); 4. Sicut lilium inter spinas
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 71v
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 295
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