Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Britain
CanterburyCathedral Coronawindow I (Typological Redemption Window)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Jewish Ritual
Jewish RitualsYom Kippur - the High Priest in the Holy of Holies
Old Testament
Genesis Generations between Adam and Noah EnochAssumption of Enoch (Gen. 5:24)
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Assumption of Elias and first miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 2) Assumption of Elias (4 Kings 2:11)With Eliseus dropping his mantle or Eliseus taking or holding it (4 Kings 2:12-13)
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) King Ezechias (4 Kings 18-20) God shows that he has heard Ezechias's prayer by moving the shadow backwards (4 Kings 20:10-11)
Life of Christ
After the Passion Ascension Christ's feet onlyWith all or most Apostles (often including Mary)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesStained GlassCanterbury CathedralTypological Redemption Window (Corona)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 5:24: Assumption of EnochType for the Ascension of Christ (BP)Miscellaneous
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 4 Kings 4 Kings 2:11-12: Assumption of EliasType for the Ascension of Christ (BP, SHS)Miscellaneous
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 4 Kings 4 Kings 20:10-11: God shows that he has heard Ezechias's prayer by moving the shadow backwardsType for the Ascension of Christ
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types The High Priest in the Holy of Holies
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Ascension of Christ with Gen. 5:24: Ascension of Enoch (BP)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Ascension of Christ with 4 Kings 2:11-12: Assumption of Elias (BP, SHS)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Ascension of Christ with 4 Kings 20:10-11: God shows that he has heard Ezechias's prayer by moving the shadow back
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Ascension of Christ with the High Priest in the Holy of Holies
Further details
In the centre the Ascension (panel 37) surrounded by the Types Ascension of Elias (top left, 40), Ezechias and the sundial (to pright, 42), the High Priest in the Holy of Holies (bottom left, 32) and the Ascension of Enoch (bottom right, 34)
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
circa 1200
LOCATION
Canterbury, Christ Church Cathedral, Corona (I (East), 4th 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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