(photo on external web page)
Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Vesta and Vestals
Vestal Virgins Tending the fire of Vesta
HISTORY
Ancient
Aemilia (Vestal Virgin)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Virgin Mary
Iconography of the Virgin MaryDefensorium inviolatae castitatis Beatae Mariae Virginis CyclesMunich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Cgm 3974 (Bavaria or Austria, Mid-15th century)
Iconography of the Virgin MaryDefensorium inviolatae castitatis Beatae Mariae VirginisAemilia, a Vestal Virgin, relits the fire by moving her veil over it
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bavaria or Austrian
DATE
mid 15th century
LOCATION
Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek → Cgm 3974, fol. 105v
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, used with kind permission of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek M√ľnchen (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
Contact
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