Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Apollo
WorshipGolden table brought to the temple of Apollo
HISTORY
Ancient
Nabuchodonosor's Queen Looks from the Hanging Gardens to her home country
LITERATURE
Valerius MaximusFacta et dicta memorabiliaIV.1. ext. 7: Solon commands to dedicate the golden table found in the sea to Apollo
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
The earthSeven Wonders of the WorldIndividualHanging Gardens of Babylon
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Judges Jephte (Jud. 11-12) Jephte sacrifices his daughter (Jud. 11:39)
Virgin Mary
Life of the Virgin Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsGlasgow, University Library, Hunter 60 (Bruges, 1454-1455)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5d: The Queen of Babylon looks from the Hanging Gardens to her home country → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5d: The Queen of Babylon looks from the Hanging Gardens to her home country → Original composition: Queen standing on a tower on which trees are planted, alone
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5c: Jephte sacrifices his daughter → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5c: Jephte sacrifices his daughter → Variant: Jephte's daughter kneels on the ground, he stands besides and prepares to behead her
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5b: Fishermen find a golden table and bring it to the temple of Apollo → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5b: Fishermen find a golden table and bring it to the temple of Apollo → Variant: Body of Water or sun not shown
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5a: Presentation of Mary in the Temple → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5a: Presentation of Mary in the Temple → Variant: Mary standing, on the altar, with Anne, Joachim, a priest and additional persons
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 11:39: Jephte sacrifices his daughterType for the Presentation of the Virgin (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation of the Virginwith the golden table that had been found in the sea brought to the temple of Apollo (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation of the Virginwith the Queen of Babylon looking from the Hanging Gardens to her home country (SHS)
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation of the Virgin with Jud. 11:39: Jephte sacrifices his daughter (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types The golden table that had been found in the sea is brought to the temple of ApolloType for the Presentation of the Virgin (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types The Queen of Babylon looks from the Hanging Gardens to her home countryType for the Presentation of the Virgin (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bruges
DATE
1454 - 1455
LOCATION
Glasgow, University Library → Hunter 60 (T.2.18), fol. 7v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
M. R. James and Bernhard Berenson, Speculum Humanae Salvationis, being a reproduction of an Italian manuscript of the fourteenth century, Oxford 1926, unnumbered plate in the appendix
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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