Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Britain
CanterburyCathedral Coronawindow I (Typological Redemption Window)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus The Israelites in the Desert Jethro counsels Moses to appoint judges (Exod. 18:13-23)
Exodus The Giving of the Law on Sinai God gives Moses the tablets of the Law (Exod. 31:18; cf. Exod. 24:12)
Leviticus The Consecration of Aaron (Lev. 8)
Acts of the Apostles
Pentecost The descent of the Holy Spirit Apostles only
Images of Christ
Christ in majestywithout mandorlawith angels
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesStained GlassCanterbury CathedralTypological Redemption Window (Corona)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 19:16-19, 20:21 and 31:18: The giving of the Law on SinaiType for Pentecost (BP, SHS)Miscellaneous
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 18:13-23: Jethro counsels Moses to appoint judgesType for Pentecost
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Leviticus Lev. 7: Consecration of AaronType for Pentecost
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with Exod. 19:16-19, 20:21 and 31:18: The giving of the Law on Sinai (BP, SHS)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with Exod. 18:13-23: Jethro counsels Moses to appoint judges
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with Lev. 7: Consecration of Aaron
Further details
In the centre Pentecost (panel 47) surrounded by the types Moses consecrating Aaron (46, left), the Giving of the Law (41, bottom), Moses and Jethro (48, right), and at the top Christ between Angels (50)
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
circa 1200
LOCATION
Canterbury, Christ Church Cathedral, Corona (I (East), 5th register)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Photo: Ian Jones
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Madeleine H. Caviness, The Windows of Christ Church Cathedral Canterbury (Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi, Great Britain, 2), London 1981, pp. 165-172
Contact
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