Iconography
HISTORY
Ancient
Nabuchodonosor's Queen Looks from the Hanging Gardens to her home country
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
The earthSeven Wonders of the WorldIndividualHanging Gardens of Babylon
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Judges Jephte (Jud. 11-12) Jephte sacrifices his daughter (Jud. 11:39)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsNew York, Public Library, Spencer 15 (Middle Rhine, c1420)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5d: The Queen of Babylon looks from the Hanging Gardens to her home country → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5d: The Queen of Babylon looks from the Hanging Gardens to her home country → Variant: Queen on a tower decorated with flowers
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5c: Jephte sacrifices his daughter → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5c: Jephte sacrifices his daughter → Variant: Jephte's daughter kneels on an altar without a fire, he stands besides and prepares to behead her
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 11:39: Jephte sacrifices his daughterType for the Presentation of the Virgin (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation of the Virginwith the Queen of Babylon looking from the Hanging Gardens to her home country (SHS)
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation of the Virgin with Jud. 11:39: Jephte sacrifices his daughter (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types The Queen of Babylon looks from the Hanging Gardens to her home countryType for the Presentation of the Virgin (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Middle Rhine (attributed)
DATE
circa 1420
LOCATION
New York, Public Library → Spencer 15, fol. 6v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Photo: James Marrow
Contact
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