Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Josue (A.V. Joshua) The Crossing of the Jordan (Jos. 3:1 - 5:12) The priests carry the Ark into the Jordan (Jos. 3:14)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsRothenburg ob der Tauber, Konsistorialbibliothek, WD 107 (Southern Germany, Mid-15th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12d: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant across the dried Jordan → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12d: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant across the dried Jordan → Variant: Two men carry the Ark, no stones beneath it
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Josue Jos. 3:15-17: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant through the dried JordanType for the Baptism of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Baptism with Jos. 3:15-17: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant through the dried Jordan (SHS)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Southern German
DATE
mid 15th century one fascicle of the composite manuscript is dated to 1452
LOCATION
Rothenburg ob der Tauber (Lower Franconia), Konsistorialbibliothek (kept in the Stadtarchiv) → WD 107, fol. 28v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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Contact
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