Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Judicum
Old Testament
Judges Abimelech (Jud. 9) Joatham's Parable (Jud.9:7-15)The bramble is made king and attacks the other trees (Jud. 9:14-15)
Judges Abimelech (Jud. 9) Some Israelites obey Abimelech, others go away
Judges Abimelech (Jud. 9) Abimelech sets fire at the tower of Sichem (Jud. 9:46-49)
Judges Abimelech (Jud. 9) A woman kills Abimelech by throwing a stone from the tower of Thebes (Jud. 9:50-54)
Judges Jephte (Jud. 11-12) Jephte expelled from his house as son of a harlot (Jud. 11:2)
Further details
1. The bramble as king; 2. Some follow Abimelech, some go away (no exact parallel in the biblical text); 3. Abimelech sets fire to the tower of Sichem and Abimelech killed at the tower of Thebes (combined in one image); 4. Jephte expelled from his house
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 112r
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 112
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