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MAGIC & SCIENCE
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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Proverbia
Old Testament
Proverbs Various Proverbs (Prov. 10-22:16) Prov. 10:1: Filius sapiens laetificat patrem, filius vero stultus moestitia est matris suae (A wise son maketh the father glad, but a foolish son is the sorrow of his mother)
Proverbs Various Proverbs (Prov. 10-22:16) Statera dolosa abominatio est apud Dominum, et pondus aequum voluntas eius; A deceitful balance is an abomination before the Lord, and a just weight is His will)
Proverbs Various Proverbs (Prov. 10-22:16) Prov. 11:9: Simulator ore decipit amicum suum ... (The dissembler with his mouth deceiveth his friend ...)
Proverbs Various Proverbs (Prov. 10-22:16) Prov. 11:10: In bonis justorum exaltabit civitas ... (When it goeth well with the just the city shall rejoice)
Proverbs Various Proverbs (Prov. 10-22:16) Prov. 13:6: Justitia custodit innocentis viam, impietas autem peccatorem supplantat (Justice keepeth the way of the innocent, but wickedness overthroweth the sinner)
Further details
1. Filius sapiens; 2. Statera dolosa; 3. Simulator ore and In bonis justorum combined in one image; 4. Justita custodit (the text quotes also Prov. 13:7-8, but they do not seem to be reflected in the miniature)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 47v
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 271
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