(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 salvationisManuscriptsParis, Bibliothèque Nationale, Français 188 (French, Mid-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 → Original composition: Heliodorus attacked by one rider and two men 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
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Coats-of-Arms
Fictive Biblical figuresAngel attacking Heliodorus
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
French
DATE
mid 15th century
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → fr. 188, fol. 20r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, kindly provided by the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Source gallica.bnf.fr / BnF (public domain)
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