(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) David and Bethsabee (2 Kings 11-12) David conquers Rabbath and kills its inhabitants by sawing them asunder and driving chariots over them (2 Kings 12:31)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsNeustift bei Brixen (Novacella), Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. 166 (Southern German, early 15th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41b: David punishes the inhabitants of Rabbath → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41b: David punishes the inhabitants of Rabbath → Variant: A man tied to a column or a frame and tortured with pincers or similar instruments
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 12:31: David cruelly kills the inhabitants of RabbathType for Hell (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Hell with 2 Kings 12:31: David cruelly kills the inhabitants of Rabbath (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Southern German
DATE
early 15th century
LOCATION
Neustift bei Brixen (Novacella), Stiftsbibliothek → Cod. 166, fol. 43v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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