(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) The Three Valiant Men (2 Kings 23) David, despite being tender like a woodworm, once killed eight hundred Egyptians (2 Kings 23:8, in some translations not David but Adino or Hachmonis, one of his heroes)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsBlockbook (first Latin edition), probably Utrecht, between 1466 and 1471
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 17: The soldiers who come to arrest Christ fall to the ground17d: David kills eight hundred enemies → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 17: The soldiers who come to arrest Christ fall to the ground17d: David kills eight hundred enemies → Miscellaneous other variants
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 23:8: David, although like a tender little worm of the wood, killed eight-hundred enemiesType for the soldiers who came to arrest Christ falling to the ground (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ The soldiers fall back with 2 Kings 23:8: David, although like a tender little worm of the wood, killed eight-hundred enemies (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Coats-of-Arms
Fictive Biblical figuresDavid
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Utrecht (attributed)
DATE
1466 - 1471 One copy is on paper from 1466-1467, one has rubrications dated to 1471
LOCATION
Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek → Xylogr. 37, fol. 31r
PRIMARY TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis (Blockbook, first Latin edition, GW M43002), Utrecht (probably), 1466-1471
ADDITIONAL TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (IMAGE ALSO REPRODUCED IN)
Colophon: Hier eyndet die warachtige spiegel onser behaldenisse (GW M43050) Culemborg (Veldener) 1492 (Sept 27) k4v
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RELATIONS
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, used with kind permission of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek M√ľnchen (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
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