Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Apollo
WorshipGolden table brought to the temple of Apollo
LITERATURE
Ancient
Valerius MaximusFacta et dicta memorabiliaIV.1. ext. 7: Solon commands to dedicate the golden table found in the sea to Apollo
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Virgin Mary
Life of the Virgin Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple
Saints
Saints A - ZFrancis of Assisi (OFM) LifeSt Francis offers his worldly goods for the rebuilding of San Damiano, the priest, afraid of Francis's father, refuses to accept them (Legenda maior, II, 1)
Saints A - ZFrancis of Assisi (OFM) CyclesRome, Biblioteca Corsiniana, MS 55.K.2 (Avignon, first half 14th century, Life of St Francis combined with a Speculum humanae salvationis, incomplete set)
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 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5b: Fishermen find a golden table and bring it to the temple of Apollo → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5b: Fishermen find a golden table and bring it to the temple of Apollo → Variant: Body of Water or sun not shown
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5a: Presentation of Mary in the Temple → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5a: Presentation of Mary in the Temple → Variant: Mary next to but not on the altar
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 11:39: Jephte sacrifices his daughterType for the Presentation of the Virgin (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation of the Virginwith the golden table that had been found in the sea brought to the temple of Apollo (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation of the VirginAs model for St Francis offering his earthly goods for the restauration of San Damiano
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation of the Virginwith the Queen of Babylon looking from the Hanging Gardens to her home country (SHS)
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation of the Virgin with Jud. 11:39: Jephte sacrifices his daughter (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types The golden table that had been found in the sea is brought to the temple of ApolloType for the Presentation of the Virgin (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types The Queen of Babylon looks from the Hanging Gardens to her home countryType for the Presentation of the Virgin (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical modelsFrancis St Francis offering his earthly goods for the restauration of San Damianowith the Presentation of the Virgin
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Avignon
DATE
1st half 14th century
LOCATION
Rome, Biblioteca Corsiniana → 55.K.2 (Rossi 17), fol. 6v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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