(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) The kings of Israel, Juda, and Edom, fight against the king of Moab (4 Kings 3) The besieged King of Moab sacrifices his oldest son on the city walls (4 Kings 3:27)The King of Moab sacrifices his son
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsMunich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Cgm 3974 (Bavarian or Austrian, c1440-1466)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 23: Christ nailed to the Cross23d: The King of Moab kills his son to end a siege → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 23: Christ nailed to the Cross23d: The King of Moab kills his son to end a siege → Variant: The King of Moab beheads or stabs his son on the wall, but not above a gate
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 4 Kings 4 Kings 3:27: The King of Moab sacrifices his eldest son on the walls to end a siegeType for the Crucifixion (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crucifixion with 4 Kings 3:27: The King of Moab sacrifices his eldest son on the walls to end a siege (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bavaria or Austrian
DATE
circa 1440 - 1466
LOCATION
Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek → Cgm 3974, fol. 27r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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