Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Judges Samson (Jud. 13-16) The Gates of Gaza (Jud. 16:1-3)Samson unhinges the gates (Jud. 16:3)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsRome, Biblioteca Corsiniana, MS 55.K.2 (Avignon, first half 14th century, Rossi 17)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 32: Resurrection32b: Samson carries the gates of Gaza → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 32: Resurrection32b: Samson carries the gates of Gaza → Original composition: Samson standing in the open gate, with his hands on the doors
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 16:3: Samson walks away with the gates of GazaType for the Resurrection of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Resurrection of Christ with Jud. 16:3: Samson walks away with the gates of Gaza (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Avignon
DATE
1st half 14th century
LOCATION
Rome, Biblioteca Corsiniana → 55.K.2 (Rossi 17), fol. 40v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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