Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) David and Absalom (2 Kings 15-19) Semei throws stones at David, who does not allow Abisai to slay him (2 Kings 16:6-13)without Abisai preparing to slay Semei
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) Further actions of David (2 Kings 8-10) Hanon commands to cut the ambassadors' beards and clothes (2 Kings 10:4)Beards and Clothes cut
3 Esdras Apame takes the crown from the King's head (3 Esdr. 4:30)
Life of Christ
Passion Crowning with thorns
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsBerlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preu├čischer Kulturbesitz, Ms. lat. fol. 329 (perhaps Franconia, Mid-14th century, incomplete set)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21d: The king of Ammon cuts clothes and beards of David's ambassadors → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21d: The king of Ammon cuts clothes and beards of David's ambassadors → Original composition: King cuts the beard of an ambassador, a servant his coat
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21c: Semei throws stones at David, who forbids Abisai to punish him → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21c: Semei throws stones at David, who forbids Abisai to punish him → Variant: Abisai not drawing his sword
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 sits next to Darius and takes the crown from him, without hitting him in the face
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21a: Crowning with thorns (Variant: Mocking of Christ) → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21a: Crowning with thorns (Variant: Mocking of Christ) → Original composition: Crown of thorns pressed on Christ's head with hands or with one staff only, in the left and right foreground kneeling persons
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 16:6-13: Semei throws stones at David, who does not allow Abisai to slay himType for the Crowning with thorns (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 10:4: King Hanon commands to cut the beards and clothes of David's ambassadorsType for the Crowning with thorns (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
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 2 Kings 16:6-13: Semei throws stones at David, who does not allow Abisai to slay him (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
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crowning with thorns with 2 Kings 10:4: King Hanon commands to cut the beards and clothes of David's ambassadors (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Franconian (attributed)
DATE
mid 14th century
LOCATION
Berlin, Staatsbibliothek → lat. fol. 329, fol. 21v-22r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk