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 editionsLübeck: Brandis, c1476
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 → Original composition: David with sword over his head and shield, enemies lying at his feet
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 Agony in the Garden (SHS, few manuscripts only)
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Agony in the Garden with 2 Kings 23:8: David, although like a tender little worm of the wood, killed eight-hundred enemies (SHS, few manuscripts only)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Lübeck
DATE
circa 1476
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Spiegel menschlicher behaltnuss (GW M43046), Lübeck (Brandis), 1476 (circa), 17d
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Albert Schramm, Der Bilderschmuck der Frühdrucke, vol. 10, Leipzig 1927, pl. 83, fig. 381
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