Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Ruth
Old Testament
Ruth Elimelech and his family in Moab (Ruth 1:1-5) Elimelech dies in Moab (Ruth 1:3)
Ruth Elimelech and his family in Moab (Ruth 1:1-5) Elimelech's sons marry the Moabites Ruth and Orpha (Ruth 1:4)
Ruth Elimelech and his family in Moab (Ruth 1:1-5) Elimelech's and Noemi's sons die (Ruth 1:5), she laments them
Ruth Noemi and Ruth return to Israel (Ruth 1:6-21) Ruth accompanies Noemi, while Ophra stays behind (Ruth 1:14, 22)
Further details
1. Elimelech dies; 2. His sons marry the Moabites Ruth and Orpha; 3. Elimelech's sons die; 4. Noemi returns to Israel, Ruth accompanies her, while Orpha stays behind
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 124r
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 124
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