Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Psychology
TemperamentsIndividualMelancholyMelancholy man
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Proverbia
Old Testament
Proverbs Various Proverbs (Prov. 10-22:16) Prov. 17:1: Melior est buccella panis cum gaudio, quam domus plena victimis cum jurgio (Better is a morsel of bread with joy, than a house full of victims with strife)
Proverbs Various Proverbs (Prov. 10-22:16) Prov. 17:12: Expedit magis urae occurrere raptis foetibus, quam fatuo confidenti in stultitia sua (It is better to meet a bear robbed of her whelps, than a fool trusting in his own folly)
Proverbs Various Proverbs (Prov. 10-22:16) Prov. 17:16: Quid prodest stulto habere divitias, cum sapientiam emere non possit (What doth it availa fool to have riches, seeing he cannot buy wisdom)
Proverbs Various Proverbs (Prov. 10-22:16) Prov. 17:22: Animus gaudens aetatem floridam facis, spiritus tristis exsiccat ossa (A joyful mind maketh age flourishing, a sorrowful spirit drieth up the bones)
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
AgriculturalPloughing
Music
Musical instrumentsStringBowedFiddle or similar instruments
Further details
1. Melior est buccella; 2. Expedit magis; 3. Quid prodest stulto; 4. Animus gaudens
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 50r
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 274
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RELATIONS
Gallica (digitised version)
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