Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Britain
CanterburyCathedral Coronawindow I (Typological Redemption Window)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Joseph Joseph thrown into the well (Gen. 37:23-24)
Judges Samson (Jud. 13-16) The Gates of Gaza (Jud. 16:1-3)Samson staying with an harlot in Gaza (Jud. 16:1)
Daniel Daniel in the lions' den (Dan. 6 and 14) In the lions' den - without kingwithout Habacuc and angel
Jonas (A.V. Jonah) Jonas cast over board and swallowed by the sea-monster (Jon. 1:15, 2:1)
Life of Christ
Passion Entombment Christ's body lowered into the sarcophagus
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesStained GlassCanterbury CathedralTypological Redemption Window (Corona)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 37:23-24: Joseph thrown into the cisternType for the Entombment of Christ (BP, SHS)Miscellaneous
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 16:1: Samson staying with an harlot in GazaType for the Entombment of Christ
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Daniel Dan. 6:16 and 14:30-31: Daniel in the lions' denType for the Entombment of Christ
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Jonas Jon. 1:15-2:1: Jonas cast over board and swallowed by the sea-monsterType for the Entombment of Christ (BP, SHS)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with Gen. 37:23-24: Joseph thrown into the cistern (BP, SHS)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with Jon. 1:15-2:1: Jonas cast over board and swallowed by the sea-monster (BP, SHS)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with Dan. 6:16 and 14:30-31: Daniel in the lions' den
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with Jud. 16:1: Samson staying with an harlot in Gaza
Further details
In the centre the Entombment (panel 19) surrounded by the Types Samson in Gaza (top left, 22), Jonas swallowed by the sea-moster (top right, 24), Daniel in the Lions' Den (bottom right, 16, the lions fell victim to a restoration) and Joseph in the pit (bottom left, 14, modern)
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
circa 1200
LOCATION
Canterbury, Christ Church Cathedral, Corona (I (East), 2nd 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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