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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
→ Hagiographic Scenes with biblical models → Virgin Mary → Mary as Protector and Intercessor
→ with Gen. 16:9: The angel commands Hagar to submit herself to Sarah
→ with Moses stopping the siege of Saba after falling in love with Tarbis, daughter of its king (Flavius and Comestor, SHS)
→ with Jud. 9:53-54: Abimelech attacks the tower of Sichem, is wounded by a stone thrown down by a woman, and asks his armourbearer to kill him (SHS)
→ with 1 Kings 25:23-24: Abigail asks David to be merciful to her husband Nabal (SHS)
→ with 1 Kings 19:12: With Michol's help David escapes through the window (SHS)
→ with 2 Kings 14:4-20: The woman from Thecua asks David to be merciful to Absalom (SHS)
→ with 2 Kings 20:21-22: The woman from Abela appeases Joab by throwing the head of Seba over the wall (SHS)
→ with Esth. 5:1-4: Esther goes to Assuerus to intercede for the Jews (SHS)