Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus The Giving of the Law on Sinai God gives the Law to the Israelites - images differing from the Biblical textGod appears to Moses and the Israelites, handing them the commandments on ten scrolls
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsCambridge, Magdalene College, Pepys Library, MS 2359 (English, 15th century, incomplete set)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 34: Pentecost34c: The Israelites receive the Ten Commandments → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 34: Pentecost34c: The Israelites receive the Ten Commandments → Original composition: God, in the top centre, gives the Commandments (as 10 scrolls) to the Israelites
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)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
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)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
15th century
LOCATION
Cambridge, Magdalene College (Pepys Library) → 2359, fol. 35r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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