Iconography
HISTORY
Ancient
Antipater (Father of Herod)Antipater showing his battle scars to Caesar, to prove both his loyalty and his courage
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
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 39: Christ and Mary interceding for the faithful39b: Antipater shows his battle scars to Caesar → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 39: Christ and Mary interceding for the faithful39b: Antipater shows his battle scars to Caesar → Original composition: Antipater stands before the enthroned Caesar
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Antipater showing his battle scars to CaesarModel for Christ showing His wounds the Father (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Catechetical images with typological modelsChrist interceding with the Fatherwith Antipater showing his wounds to Caesar (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. 81v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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Contact
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