(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Apocalypse (Revelation)
CyclesManuscripts MiscellaneousWolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Cod. Guelf. 1 Gud. Lat. (inserted into a Liber Floridus)
The first six Seals (Rev. 6) Fifth Seal: The Souls of the Martyrs (Rev. 6:9-11) The Souls of the Martyrs beneath the altar (Rev. 6:9)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Encyclopaedic cycles
Lambert of St Omer, Liber Floridus CyclesWolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Cod. Guelf. 1 Gud. Lat. (Mid or second half 12th century)
Lambert of St Omer, Liber Floridus Additional material in some copiesApocalypse (Wolfenbüttel)
Further details
Detail; Here, this scene is combined with the vision of God in Rev. 4-5; the souls are not beneath the altar but beneath God's throne
ARTIST/CREATOR
Northern French or Flemish
DATE
mid 12th century - 2nd half 12th century
LOCATION
Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek → Cod. Guelf. 1 Gud. Lat., fol. 10r
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, used with kind permission of the Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel (© HAB Wolfenbüttel: 1 Gud. Lat. )
Contact
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