Iconography
LITERATURE
Modern
Comestor, PetrusHistoria ScholasticaNon-biblical Episodes2 Machabees - The tower Baris in Jerusalem, built by high priest Alexander Jannaeus, could be defended by two men against all enemies
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
Topography Countries A-ZPalestine / IsraelJerusalemThe Tower Baris
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsBaltimore, Walters Art Museum, W. 149 (German, late 14th century, fragment)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 6: The Betrothal of Mary to Joseph6c: The Tower Baris that could be defended by two men against all enemies → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 6: The Betrothal of Mary to Joseph6c: The Tower Baris that could be defended by two men against all enemies → Variant: Two men on the platform of a tower that carries one or more turrets or small houses
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Betrothal of the Virgin Mary to Joseph with the tower Baris in Jerusalem that could be defended by two men against all enemies (SHS)
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types The tower Baris in Jerusalem could be defended by two men against all enemiesType for the Betrothal of the Virgin Mary (SHS)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
late 14th century
LOCATION
Baltimore, Walters Art Museum → W. 149, fol. 2r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
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RELATIONS
Walters Art Museum (for high resolution images)
Walters Art Museum (catalogue entry)
Acknowledgements
Images kindly provided by the Walters Art Museum Baltimore (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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