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Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Worship of Pagan Gods
Pagan gods contrasted with Christian images
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Abraham and Isaac Abraham and Lot, MelchisedechMelchisedech offers bread and wine (Gen. 14:18)
Numbers The Brazen Serpent (Num. 21:1-9) Moses alone holding the Brazen Serpent
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) Elias and the dearth in Israel (3 Kings 17-18) The widow of Sarephta with two pieces of wood alone
Psalms Psalms 51-100 (Vulg.), 52-101 (AV) Psalm 95 (Vulg.), 96 (AV): Cantate Domino canticum novum, cantate
Life of Christ
Ministry Christ and the ApostlesGiving the keys to Peter (Mt. 16:18-19)Christ and Peter alone
Ministry Christ and the ApostlesGiving the keys to Peter (Mt. 16:18-19)Text 'Quodcumque ligaveris super terram ligatum et in caelo' - 'whatsoever thou shalt bind upon earth, it shall be bound also in heaven'
Passion CrucifixionSingle crossWith Personifications
Passion CrucifixionWith various canonical episodesEclipse
Images of Christ
AllegoriesInvolving sheepLamb of God
Saints
ApostlesPaul LifeConversion and Flight from Damascus (Acts 9)God commands Paul to preach to the gentiles (Acts 9:15)
Evangelists Cycles SymbolsFour images - Illuminated ManuscriptsStuttgart, Württembergische Landesbibliothek, Cod.theol.et phil.fol.122, fol. 107r (Elchingen in Swabia, 1459)
Evangelists Luke Symbol
Evangelists John Symbol
Evangelists Matthew Symbol
Evangelists MarkSymbol
Saints A - ZJohn the Baptist John pointing to the crucified Christ
Genealogy of Christ
Tree of JesseWith Types
Catechism (Creed, Pater noster, Sacraments, Works of Mercy etc)
7 Gifts of the Holy Spirit As seven doves
The Church
Ecclesiastical Allegory Church and Synagogue Church and Synagogue in contrast
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and PrintsMiscellaneousStuttgart, Württembergische Landesbibliothek, Cod.theol.et phil.fol.122 (Elchingen, 1459, Jesse Tree with Types)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsStuttgart, Württembergische Landesbibliothek, Cod.theol.et phil.fol.122, part 2 (Elchingen, Swabia, 1459)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Numbers Num. 21:9: The Israelites look at the brazen serpent and are healedType for the Crucifixion (BP)Miscellaneous
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Isaias Isa. 11:1: Egredietur virga de radice JesseProphecy for the Tree of Jesse
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 14:14: Melchisedech offers bread and wineType for the Crucifixion
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Kings 3 Kings 17:10-12: The widow of Sarephta carries two pieces of woodProphecy for the Crucifixion
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 2:6: Dominus mortificat et vivificatProphecy for the Nativity (or, more generally, for the life of Christ)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Cantica Canticorum Can.t 1:14: Ecce tu pulchra es amica meaProphecy for the Virgin Mary
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Ezechiel Ez. 44:2: Porta haec clausa erit, non aperieturProphecy for the Annunciation (BP)Miscellaneous
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Daniel Dan. 2:34: Lapis abscisus est de monte sine manibusProphecy for the Nativity
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Habacuc Hab. 3:2: Domine, audivi auditionem tuam, et timui ... in medio animaliumProphecy for the Nativity (BP)Miscellaneous
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Baruch Bar. 3:36: Hic est deus noster, et non aestimabitur alius adversus eumProphecy for the Crucifixion
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Psalms 51-100 Psalm 86:5: Homo natus est in ea Prophecy for the Nativity of Christ
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Ez. 44:2: Porta haec clausa erit, non aperietur (BP)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciationwith the Erythraean Sibyl
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Nativity with Dan. 2:34: Lapis abscisus est de monte sine manibus
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Nativity With Hab. 3:2: Domine, audivi auditionem tuam, et timui ... in medio animalium (BP)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Nativity with Psalm 86:5: Homo natus est in ea
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Nativity with 1 Kings 2:6: Dominus mortificat et vivificat (referring perhaps to the whole life of Christ)
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Nativity with Luke 2:34: Ecce positus est hic in ruinam, et in resurrectionem multorum
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies John John 1:29: Ecce agnus Dei, ecce qui tollit peccata mundiProphecy for the Crucifixion
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies Luke Luke 2:34: Ecce positus est hic in ruinam, et in resurrectionem multorumProphecy for the Nativity (or, more generally, for Christ's life)
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crucifixion with Num. 21:9: The Israelites look at the brazen serpent and are healed (BP)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crucifixion with Gen. 14:18: Melchisedech offers bread and wine
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crucifixion with Bar. 3:36: Hic est deus noster, et non aestimabitur alius adversus eum
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crucifixion with John 1:29: Ecce agnus Dei, ecce qui tollit peccata mundi
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crucifixion with 3 Kings 17:10-12: The widow of Sarephta carries two pieces of wood
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical models Virgin MaryMiscellaneous
Sibylline oracles paralleled with biblical scenesErythraean Sibylwith the Annunciation
Catechetical images with typological modelsTree of Jesse with Isa. 11:1: Egredietur virga de radice Jesse
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Paganism
ADDITIONAL SUBJECT KEYWORDS
Apart from the Crucifixion, the New-Testament events foretold by the prophecies are not depicted - for the sake of convenience, the prophecies have been catalogued here with the events they are commonly linked with
Further details
At the top Christ with Peter and Paul, then Crucifixion with Moses, Melchisedech and allegories of Church, Synagogue and Paganism. Beneath twelve prophecies - alluding to the Crucifixion (most of top row), Nativity (most of middle row) and Annunciation (most of bottom row).
ARTIST/CREATOR
Elchingen (Swabia)
DATE
1459
LOCATION
Stuttgart, Württembergische Landesbibliothek → Cod.theol.et phil.fol.122, fol. 107r
Acknowledgements
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