Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Exodus
Old Testament
Exodus Childhood of Moses Birth of Moses (Exod. 2:1-2)
Exodus Childhood of Moses Moses is left in the Nile (Exod. 2:3)
Exodus The oppression of the Israelites The midwives disobey Pharaoh (Exod. 1:17-21)
Exodus The oppression of the Israelites Pharaoh commands all men to kill the boys (Exod. 1:22)
Further details
1. The midwives disobey Pharaoh; 2. Pharaoh orders killing of Israelite boys; 3. Birth of Moses; 4. Moses is placed in the Nile
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 37v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Bible moralisée
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Alexandre, comte de Laborde, La Bible Moralisée Illustrée, vol. 1, Paris 1911, plate 37
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