Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Judges Samson (Jud. 13-16) The Gates of Gaza (Jud. 16:1-3)Samson walks away with the gates (Jud. 16:3)
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 32: Resurrection32b: Samson carries the gates of Gaza → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 32: Resurrection32b: Samson carries the gates of Gaza → Variant: Samson carrying the doors, with the gate in the background
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 16:3: Samson walks away with the gates of GazaType for the Resurrection of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Resurrection of Christ with Jud. 16:3: Samson walks away with the gates of Gaza (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
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. 67v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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