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Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Ruth Noemi and Ruth return to Israel (Ruth 1:6-21) Ruth accompanies Noemi, while Ophra stays behind (Ruth 1:14, 22)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsOxford, Bodleian Library, Ms. Douce 204 (Catalonia or Rousillon, c1430-1450)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26d: Noemi mourning for her sons → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26d: Noemi mourning for her sons → Variant: Noemi and her daughters-in-law leave Moab (in the Bible only Noemi and one daughter-in-law, Ruth, leave, whilst Ophra stays behind)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Ruth Ruth 1:6-19: Noemi and Ruth leave in mourning for IsraelType for the Lamentation of Christ (SHS, few manuscripts only)
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Lamentation of Christ with Ruth 1:6-19: Noemi and Ruth leave Moab in mourning (SHS, few manuscripts only)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Catalonia or Roussillon
DATE
circa 1430 - 1450
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Douce 204, fol. 26v
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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