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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Cantica canticorum
Old Testament
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 2:13: Sponsus: Ficus protulit grossos suos ... Surge, amica mea ... (Bridegroom: The fig tree hath put forth her green figs ... Arise, my love ...) First part of verse: Ficus protulit grossos suos, vineae florentes dederunt odorem suum (The fig tree hath put forth her green figs: the vines in flower yield their sweet smell)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 2:13: Sponsus: Ficus protulit grossos suos ... Surge, amica mea ... (Bridegroom: The fig tree hath put forth her green figs ... Arise, my love ...) Second part of verse: Surge, amica mea, speciosa mea, et veni (Arise, my love, my beautiful one, and come)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 2:14: Sponsus: Columba mea in foraminibus petrae ... et facies tua decora (Bridegroom: My dove in the clefts of the rock ... and thy face comely) First part of verse: Columba mea in foraminibus petrae, in caverna maceriae (My dove in the clefts of the rock, in the hollow places of the wall)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 2:14: Sponsus: Columba mea in foraminibus petrae ... et facies tua decora (Bridegroom: My dove in the clefts of the rock ... and thy face comely) Second part of verse: Ostende mihi faciem tuam, sonet vox tua in auribus meis, vox tua dulc is, et facies tua decora (Shew me thy face, let thy voice sound in my ears, for thy voice is sweet ...)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 2:15: Sponsa: Capite nobis vulpes parvulas quae demoliuntur vineas, nam vinea nostra floruit (Bride: Catch us the little foxes that destroy the vines, for our vineyard hath flourished)
Further details
1. Ficus protulit grossos suos; 2. Surge, propera together with beginning fo the next verse Columba mea; 3. Ostende mihi faciem tuam; 4. Capite nobis vulpes
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 75v
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 299
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