Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) The war between Saul and David (1 Kings 19-31) David flees from Saul (1 Kings 19-20)Saul attempts to drive a spear through David (1 Kings 19:9-10, similarly in 1 Kings 18:11)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsLondon, British Library, Sloane MS 346 (England, c1330-1340, incomplete set)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18c: Saul throws a spear at David → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18c: Saul throws a spear at David → Original composition: Saul enthroned, David standing, playing a musical instrument
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 19:10 (similarly 1 Kings 18:11): Saul throws a spear at DavidType for the Betrayal of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Betrayal of Christ with 1 Kings 19:10 (similar 1 Kings 18:11): Saul throws a spear at David (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
circa 1330 - 1340
LOCATION
London, British Library → Sloane MS 346, fol. 4r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
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RELATIONS
British Library
Acknowledgements
Image kindly provided by the British Library (public domain)
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