Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Regum III
Old Testament
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) David's old age and succession (3 Kings 1-2) Adonias seeks refuge, holding the horn of the altar (3 Kings 1:50)
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) David's old age and succession (3 Kings 1-2) Death of David (3 Kings 2:10)
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) David's old age and succession (3 Kings 1-2) Solomon has Adonias killed (3 Kings 2:24-25)
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) David's old age and succession (3 Kings 1-2) Solomon has Joab killed next to the altar (3 Kings 2:29-34)
Further details
1. Adonias seeks refuge in the tabernacle, holding the horn of the altar; 2. Death of David; 3. Solomon has Adonias killed; 4. Solomon has Joab killed who had sought refuge in the temple
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 162r
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 162
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