(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) David and Bethsabee (Bathsheba) (2 Kings 11-12) David conquers Rabbath and kills its inhabitants by sawing them asunder and driving chariots over them (2 Kings 12:31)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsCopenhagen, Royal Danish Library, GKS 79 folio (Bruges, c1440)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41b: David punishes the inhabitants of Rabbath → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41b: David punishes the inhabitants of Rabbath → Variant: One or more men are sawed in two, others are beaten or attacked with swords or spears
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 12:31: David cruelly kills the inhabitants of RabbathType for Hell (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Hell with 2 Kings 12:31: David cruelly kills the inhabitants of Rabbath (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bruges (Gold Scrolls Group)
DATE
circa 1440
LOCATION
Copenhagen, Kongelige Bibliotek → GKS 79 folio, fol. 83r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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