(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Judges Samson (Jud. 13-16) Samson and the Lion (Jud. 14:5-8)Samson kills the lion (Jud. 14:5-6)
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) David and Goliath (1 Kings 17) David uses Goliath's sword to behead him (1 Kings 17:51)
Life of Christ
After the Passion Harrowing of Hell Christ leading the Fathers out of Limbo - trampling the broken doors of Hell
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Biblia PauperumWeimar GroupBamberg, Pfister, c1462
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 49:9: Ad praedam, fili mi, ascendistiProphecy for the Harrowing of Hell
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 14:5-6: Samson kills the lionType for the Harrowing of Hell (BP, SHS)Biblia Pauperum
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 17:51: David uses Goliath's sword to behead himType for the Harrowing of Hell (BP)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Zacharias Zach. 9:11: Tu quoque in sanguine testamenti tui emisisti vinctos tuos de lacuProphecy for the Harrowing of Hell
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Osee Osee 13:14: Ero mors tua, o morsProphecy for the Harrowing of Hell
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Psalms 101-150 Psalm 106:16: Quia contrivit portas aereas, et vectes ferreos confregitProphecy for the Harrowing of Hell
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Harrowing of Hell with Jud. 14:5-6: Samson kills the lion (BP, SHS)Biblia Pauperum
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Harrowing of Hell with 1 Kings 17:51: David uses Goliath's sword to behead him
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Harrowing of Hell with Os. 13:14: Ero mors tua, o mors
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Harrowing of Hell with Psalm 106:16: Quia contrivit portas aereas, et vectes ferreos confregit
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Harrowing of Hell with Zach. 9:11: Tu quoque in sanguine testamenti tui emisisti vinctos tuos de lacu
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Harrowing of Hell with Gen. 49:9: Ad praedam, fili mi, ascendisti
Further details
The prophecy attributed to Isaias comes from Zacharias, the second prophecy attributed to Osee from Jacob in Genesis
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bamberg
DATE
circa 1462
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Biblia Pauperum (GW 4325), Bamberg (Pfister), 1462 (ca.), fol. B3v
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Rylands-Warburg Project, Pilot
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Albert Schramm, Der Bilderschmuck der Frühdrucke, vol. 1: Die Drucke von Albrecht Pfister in Bamberg, Leipzig 1922, pl. 32, nos. 242-244
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RELATIONS
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
Incunabula Short Title Catalogue
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, used with kind permission of the John Rylands Library Manchester
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