(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Numbers Balaam (Bileam) and Balak (Num. 22-24) Balaam prophecies the star out of Jacob (Orietur Stella, Num. 24:3)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsNuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Hs. 22401 (probably Swabia, early 15th century, only partially illustrated))
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 9: Adoration of the Magi9b: The Magi see the star (Variant: Bileam's prophecy) → Variant: Bileam holding a scroll with his prophecy of the star
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Numbers Num. 24:17: Bileam's prophecy of the star: Orietur stella ex JacobProphecy for the Journey of the Magi (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Adoration of the Magi with Num. 24:17: Orietur stella ex JacobSpeculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Swabian (attributed)
DATE
early 15th century
LOCATION
Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum → Hs. 22401, fol. 11v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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