Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Cantica canticorum
Old Testament
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 2:7: Sponsus: Adiuro vos ... per capreas cervosque camporum, ne suscitetis ... dilectam, quoadusque ipsa velit (Bridegroom: I adjure you ... that you do not stir up ... my beloved)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 2:8: Sponsa: Vox dilecti mei, ecce iste venit, saliens in montibus, transiliens colles (Bride: The voice of my beloved, behold he cometh leaping upon the mountains, skipping over the hills)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 2:9: Sponsa: Similis est dilectus meus capreae, hinnuloque cervorum ... prospiciens per cancellos (Bride: My beloved is like a roe, or a young hart ... looking through the lattices) First part of verse: Similis est dilectus meus capreae hinnuloque cervorum (My beloved is like a roe or a young hart)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 2:9: Sponsa: Similis est dilectus meus capreae, hinnuloque cervorum ... prospiciens per cancellos (Bride: My beloved is like a roe, or a young hart ... looking through the lattices) Second part of verse: En ipse stat post parietem nostrum, respiciens per fenestras, prospiciens per cancellos (Behold he standeth behind our wall, looking through the windows ...)
Life of Christ
Infancy AnnunciationAdaptations
Infancy Nativity Virgin lying in
Passion CrucifixionSingle crossWith the Faithful
After the Passion Ascension Whole Christ visibleChrist and angels only
Miscellaneous
Praying Person in prayerbefore altar
Praying Disturbances in prayer
Further details
1. Adiuro vos filiae Jerusalem (moralisation: distraction from contemplation); 2. Vox dilecti mei: ecce iste venit saliens (moralisation: Christ 'jumping' into the Virgin's womb, the crib, the cross, and back into heaven); 3. Similis est dilectus meus; 4. En ipse stat
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 73v
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 297
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