(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Machabees (A.V. Maccabees) Heliodorus struck down by angels (2 Mach. 3:24-27)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsSaint-Omer, Bibliothèque municipale, MS 236 (Saint-Omer, late 15th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 15: Entry into Jerusalem15d: Heliodorus scourged by angels → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 15: Entry into Jerusalem15d: Heliodorus scourged by angels → Variant: Heliodorus on horseback, attacked by at least one rider and often also persons on foot
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Maccabees 2 Macc. 3:25-27: Heliodorus is scourged by angelsType for the Entry into Jerusalem (SHS, text links it rather with the - normally not depicted - Expulsion of money-changers)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entry into Jerusalem with 2 Macc. 3:25-27: Heliodorus is scourged by angels (SHS, text links it rather with the - normally not depicted - Expulsion of money-changers)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
Most miniatures copied after Saint-Omer, Bibliothèque municipale, MS 183
ARTIST/CREATOR
Saint-Omer
DATE
late 15th century
LOCATION
Saint-Omer (Pas de Calais), Bibliothèque municipale → 236, fol. 31r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, kindly provided by the Bibliothèque municipale de Saint-Omer and the Bibliothèque virtuelle des manuscrits médiévaux (IRHT) (CC BY-NC 3.0)
Contact
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