Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Regum II
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) Seba's Rebellion (2 Kings 20) At the behest of the wise woman Seba is beheaded by the inhabitants of Abela (2 Kings 20:21)
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) David counts the people and is punished (2 Kings 24) David commands Joab to count the Israelites against God's command (2 Kings 24:2)
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) David counts the people and is punished (2 Kings 24) David asks God's angel to punish him instead of the people (2 Kings 24:17)
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) David counts the people and is punished (2 Kings 24) David brings a sacrifice at the threshingfloor of Areuna (2 Kings 24:25)
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) David counts the people and is punished (2 Kings 24) Many Israelites die in the pestilence (2 Kings 24:15)
Further details
1. Siege of Adela and death of Seba; 2. David commands to count the people; 3. An angel kills the people, David sees him and repents; 4. David brings sacrifices
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 160r
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 160
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