(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Judges Gideon (Jud. 6-8) The campaign against the kings of the Midianites (Jud. 7:24-8)As he had threatened, Gideon punishes the men of Succoth with thorns (Jud. 8:16)The inhabitants of Succoth are beaten, the tower is not destroyed
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsHeidelberg, Universitätsbibliothek, Cod. Pal. Germ. 432 (Middle Rhine, c1420-1430)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41c: Gideon punishes the men of Succoth with thorns and briers → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41c: Gideon punishes the men of Succoth with thorns and briers → Variant: Men are beaten whilst hanging upside down, with others watching the scene from above
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 8:16: Gideon punishes the men of Succoth with thorns and briersType for Hell (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Hell with Jud. 8:16: Gideon punishes the men of Succoth with thorns and briers (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Middle Rhine
DATE
circa 1420 - 1430
LOCATION
Heidelberg, Universitätsbibliothek → Pal. germ. 432, fol. 50v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
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