Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Proverbia
Old Testament
Proverbs Wisdom warns those ignoring her (Prov. 1:20-31) Prov. 1:30-31: ... Comedent fructus viae suae (... they shall eat the fruit of their own way)
Proverbs Advantages of Wisdom (Prov. 2)Prov. 2:10-11: Si intraverit sapientia cor tuum ... consilium custodiet te (If wisdom shall enter into thy heart, counsel will keep thee)
Proverbs Exhortation to virtue (Prov. 3:1-10)Prov. 3:9-10: Honora Dominum de tua substantia, et de primitiis ... da ei (Honour the Lord with thy substance, and give him of the first of all thy fruits)
Proverbs Worth of Wisdom (Prov. 3:11-20)Prov. 3:11-12: Disciplinam Domini ... ne abjicias ... quem enim diligit Dominus corripiat (Reject not the correction of the Lord ... For whom the Lord loveth, he chastiseth)
Miscellaneous
Religious Orders General Clothing of novices
Further details
1. Comedent fructus; 2. Si intraverit (the protective cave at the right apparently stands for counsel); 3. Honora Dominum (the moralisation may show the Clothing of a monk); 4. Disciplinam Domini
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 43v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Bible moralisée
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Alexandre, comte de Laborde, La Bible Moralisée Illustrée, vol. 2, Paris 1912, plate 267
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RELATIONS
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