(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Daniel Daniel and the priests of Bel (Dan. 14:1-21) Daniel destroys the idol of Bel (Dan. 14:21)
Daniel Daniel and the dragon (Dan. 14:22-27)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsParis, Bibliothèque Nationale, Français 400 (English, second half 14th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13b: Daniel discovers the fraud of Bel's priests and kills the sacred dragon → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13b: Daniel discovers the fraud of Bel's priests and kills the sacred dragon → Variant: Daniel attacking the dragon (sometimes also Bel) with a staff
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Daniel Dan. 14:21: Daniel destroys the image of BelType for the Temptation of Christ (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the first temptation)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Daniel Dan. 14:26: Daniel kills the dragonType for the Temptation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the first temptation)
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Temptation with Dan. 14:26: Daniel kills the dragon (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the first temptation)
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Temptation with Dan. 14:21: Daniel destroys the image of Bel (SHS; few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the first temptation)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
2nd half 14th century
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → fr. 400, fol. 8r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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