Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) David and Goliath (1 Kings 17) David recounts having killed a lion and a bear (1 Kings 17:34)
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) David and Goliath (1 Kings 17) David uses Goliath's sword to behead him (1 Kings 17:51)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsLondon, British Library, Add MS 32245 (German, c1400, incomplete set)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13d: David kills a lion and a bear to protect his flock → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13d: David kills a lion and a bear to protect his flock → Original composition: David stands, holds with his outstretched arms the lions and bear at his left and right
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13c: David kills Goliath → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13c: David kills Goliath → Variant: David stabs Goliath but does not behead him
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 17:51: David uses Goliath's sword to behead himType for the Temptation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the second temptation)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 17:34-35: David recounts having killed a lion and a bear to protect his sheepType for the Temptation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the third temptation)
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Temptation with 1 Kings 17:34-35: David recounts having killed a lion and a bear to protect his sheep (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the third temptation)
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Temptation with 1 Kings 17:51: David uses Goliath's sword to behead him (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the second temptation)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Coats-of-Arms
Fictive Biblical figuresGoliath
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
circa 1400
LOCATION
London, British Library → Add MS 32245, fol. 27r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Evelyn Silber, The early iconography of the Speculum Humanae Salvationis: The Italian connection in the Fourteeenth Century, PhD Cambridge 1982 (typoscr.), pl. 116
Contact
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