(photo on external web page)
Iconography
LITERATURE
Modern
Comestor, PetrusHistoria ScholasticaNon-biblical Episodes4 Kings - Manasses has Isaias sawn in two
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Isaias (A.V. Isaiah) Isaias sawn asunder (Comestor)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsKarlsruhe, Badische Landesbibliothek, Karlsruhe 3378 (Eastern Central Germany, Mid-14th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 14: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet14b: Repentance of King Manasses in prison → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 14: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet14b: Repentance of King Manasses in prison → Variant: Crimes of Manasses
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Mary Magdalene anoints Christ's feet with King Manasses having Isaias sawed in two (Comestor, SHS, few manuscripts only - the comparison is actually with Manasses's repentance, not his crimes)
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Isaias is sawn in two by command of King Manasses Type for Mary Magdalene washing Christ's feet (SHS, few manuscripts only - the comparison is actually with Manasses's repentance, not his crimes)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Central German (East
DATE
mid 14th century
LOCATION
Karlsruhe, Badische Landesbibliothek → Karlsruhe 3378, p. 48
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, kindly provided by the Badische Landesbibliothek Karlsruhe
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