Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Proverbia
Old Testament
Proverbs Banquets of Wisdom and Folly (Prov. 9:1-6, 13-18) Prov. 9:1: Sapientia adificavit sibi domum, excidit columnas septem (Wisdom hath built herself a house, she hath hewn her out seven pillars)
Proverbs Banquets of Wisdom and Folly (Prov. 9:1-6, 13-18) Prov. 9:2: Immolavit victimas suas, miscuit vinum, et proposuit mensam suam (She hath slain her victims, mingled her wine, and set forth her table)
Proverbs Banquets of Wisdom and Folly (Prov. 9:1-6, 13-18) Prov. 9:3-5: Misit ancillas suas ... insipientibus locuta est: venite ... (She hath sent her maids ... to the unwise she said: Come ...)
Proverbs Banquets of Wisdom and Folly (Prov. 9:1-6, 13-18) Prov. 13-15: Mulier stulta et clamosa ... sedit in foribus (A foolish woman and clamorous ... sat at the door of her house)
Life of Christ
Ministry Christ and the ApostlesCalling of Peter and Andrew (Mt. 4:18-20)
Catechism (Creed, Pater noster, Sacraments, Works of Mercy etc)
7 Gifts of the Holy Spirit Cycles Adaptations
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
Professions concerned with foodButchersslaughtering pigs
Further details
1. Sapientia aedificavit (The moralisation regards the preachers filled with the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit as pillars of the Church); 2. Immolavit victimas; 3. Misit ancillas suas (In the moralisation Christ calls the unlearned Apostles); 4. Mulier stulta
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 46r
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 270
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RELATIONS
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