(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus The Giving of the Law on Sinai God gives Moses the tablets of the Law (Exod. 31:18; cf. Exod. 24:12)
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) Elias and the dearth in Israel (3 Kings 17-18) Fire falls on Elias's sacrifice (3 Kings 18:38)
Acts of the Apostles
Pentecost The descent of the Holy Spirit Virgin presentWith tongues of flame descending
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Biblia PauperumWeimar GroupBamberg, Pfister, c1462
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)Biblia Pauperum
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Kings 3 Kings 18:38: Elias's sacrifice is consumed by fire from heavenType for Pentecost
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Psalms 1-50 Psalm 32:6: Verbo domini caeli firmati sunt, et spiritu oris ejusProphecy for Pentecost
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Ezechiel Ez. 36:27: Spiritum meum ponam in medio vestriProphecy for Pentecost
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Joel Joel 2:29: Super servos meos et ancillas in diebus illis effundam spiritum meum (cf. 2:28)Prophecy for Pentecost
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Wisdom Sap. 1:7: Spiritus Domini replevit orbem terrarumProphecy 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)Biblia Pauperum
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with 3 Kings 18:38: Elias's sacrifice is consumed by fire from heaven (BP)
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with Sap. 1:7: Spiritus Domini replevit orbem terrarum
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with Joel 2:29: Super servos meos et ancillas in diebus illis effundam spiritum meum (cf. 2:28)
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with Ez. 36:27: Spiritum meum ponam in medio vestri
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with Psalm 32:6: Verbo domini caeli firmati sunt, et spiritu oris ejus
Further details
The second prophecy attributed to Daniel comes from Ezechiel, the prophecy attributed to Amos comes from the Book of Wisdom
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bamberg
DATE
circa 1462
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Biblia Pauperum (GW 4325), Bamberg (Pfister), 1462 (ca.), fol. B7r
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. 34, nos. 263-265
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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
Contact
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