(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Saints A - ZFrancis of Assisi (OFM) With other figuresSent, after Mary's prayer, together with St Dominic to convert the sinners
Saints A - ZDominic de Guzmán (OP) LifeDreams that God prepares three lances against mankind, but Mary intercedes for it, offering SS Francis and Dominic as her champions
Miscellaneous
IntercessionThe Virgin Mary intercedes with Christ, who send SS Francis and Dominic to convert the sinners
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsOxford, Bodleian Library, Ms. Lyell 67 (Prague, late 14th century, incomplete set)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 37: Mary interceding for the Sinners37a: Dream of St Dominic: God prepares three lances against mankind, but Mary intercedes for it, offering SS Francis and Dominic as her champions → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 37: Mary interceding for the Sinners37a: Dream of St Dominic: God prepares three lances against mankind, but Mary intercedes for it, offering SS Francis and Dominic as her champions → Variant: Christ not in a mandorla, holding three lances, beneath Mary, Francis and Dominic
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 20:21-22: The woman from Abela appeases Joab by throwing the head of Seba over the wallModel for Mary interceding for the faithful (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 14:4-20: The woman from Thecua asks David to be merciful to AbsalomModel for Mary interceding for the faithful (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 25:23-24: Abigail asks David to be merciful to her husband NabalModel for Mary interceding for the faithful (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Prague
DATE
late 14th century
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Lyell 67, fol. 72r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
Photo: Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, Used with kind permission of the Bodleian Libraries
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