(photo on external web page)
Iconography
HISTORY
Ancient
Cyrus II of Persia Astyages dreams that the child with which his daughter is pregnant will destroy his empire
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsHeidelberg, Universitätsbibliothek, Cod. Pal. Germ. 432 (Middle Rhine, c1420-1430)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 3: Annunciation of the Conception of Mary3b: Astyages dreams of a vine growing out of his daughter's womb → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 3: Annunciation of the Conception of Mary3b: Astyages dreams of a vine growing out of his daughter's womb → Variant: Astyages lying on the ground, his daughter stands behind him, a vine growing out of her
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation of the Conception of the Virgin Mary to Annewith the dream of Astyages of a vine growing out of his daughter's womb (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Astyages dreams of a vine growing out of his daughter's wombType for the Annunciation of the Conception of the Virgin Mary to Anne (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Middle Rhine
DATE
circa 1420 - 1430
LOCATION
Heidelberg, Universitätsbibliothek → Pal. germ. 432, fol. 6r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
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