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Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
3 Esdras Apame takes the crown from the King's head (3 Esdr. 4:30)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsOxford, Bodleian Library, Ms. Douce f 4 (probably Flemish, c1460-1470, fragment)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21b: King Darius tolerates that Queen Apamene takes the crown off his head and puts it on hers → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21b: King Darius tolerates that Queen Apamene takes the crown off his head and puts it on hers → Variant: Apamene stands next to the enthroned Darius, placing the crown on her head or having it already there
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Esdras3 Esdr. 4:30: Apame takes the crown from the King's headType for the Crowning with thorns (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crowning with thorns with 3 Esdr. 4:30: Apamene takes the crown from the King's head (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Flemish (attributed)
DATE
circa 1460 - 1470
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Douce f. 421b (fol. 17v)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis (fol. 17v)
Acknowledgements
Photo: Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, Used with kind permission of the Bodleian Libraries
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