Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 2:15: Sponsa: Capite nobis vulpes parvulas quae demoliuntur vineas, nam vinea nostra floruit (Bride: Catch us the little foxes that destroy the vines, for our vineyard hath flourished)
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 5:1: Sponsa: Veniat dilectus meus ... bibite et inebriamini, carissimi (Bride: Let my beloved come into his garden ... drink and be inebriated, my dearly beloved) Fourth part of Verse: Sponsus: Comedite, amici, et bibite, et inebriamini, carissimi (Bridegroom: O friends, and drink, and be inebriated, my dearly beloved)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Encyclopaedic Cycles
Herrad of Hohenbourg, Hortus Deliciarum (1149-1195)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
1149 - 1195
LOCATION
Destroyed (in 1870 in a fire in Strasbourg library)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Herrad of HohenbourgHortus Deliciarum, fol. 225r
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Herrad of Hohenbourg, Hortus Deliciarum: Reconstruction, eds. Rosalie Green, Michael Evans, Christine Bischoff and Michael Curschmann, London, The Warburg Institute, 1979, p. 371, pl. 127
Contact
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