Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Cantica canticorum
Old Testament
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 2:10: Sponsus: Surge, propera, amica mea, columba mea, formosa mea, et veni (Bridegroom: Arise, make haste, my love, my dove, my beautiful one, and come)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 2:12: Sponsus: Flores apparuerunt in terra nostra ... vox turturis audita est in terra nostra (Bridegroom: The flowers have appeared in our land ... the voice of the turtle is heard ...) Second part of verse: Tempus putationis advenit (The time of pruning is come)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 2:12: Sponsus: Flores apparuerunt in terra nostra ... vox turturis audita est in terra nostra (Bridegroom: The flowers have appeared in our land ... the voice of the turtle is heard ...) Third part of the verse: Vox turturis audita est in terra nostra (The voice of the turtle is heard in our land)
The Church
Ecclesiastical Allegory Church and Synagogue Old and New Covenant
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
AgriculturalPruning
Further details
1. Surge, propera, amica mea; 2. Iam enim hiems transiit (moralisation: frozen hardness of Old Testament replaced by New); 3. Tempus putationis advenit; 4. Vox turturis audita est
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 74r
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 298
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RELATIONS
Gallica (digitised version)
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