(photo on external web page)
Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSolIn chariot drawn by horses → Seen from the side
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualLunaLuna as a woman - in a chariot → Pulled by oxen
Geography
The earthPersonificationsOceanus and Terra
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Passion CrucifixionSingle crossWith angelsMiscellaneous
Passion CrucifixionSingle crossWith the devil
Passion CrucifixionSingle crossWith soldiers, but without centurion's conversionChrist's side being pierced and vinegar offered
Passion CrucifixionSingle crossWith the dead rising from the sepulchres
After the Passion ResurrectionVisitors to the empty SepulchreThe Holy womenWith an angel
The Church
Ecclesiastical Allegory Personifications of Ecclesia
Liturgy Roman Rite Liturgical manuscripts and printed booksPericopesMunich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm 4452 (Pericopes of Heinrich II, Reichenau, 1007-1012)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Northern French Court school of Charles the Bald
DATE
10th century
LOCATION
Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek → Clm 4452 (front cover)
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, used with kind permission of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek M√ľnchen
Contact
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