(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Machabees (A.V. Maccabees) Heliodorus struck down by angels (2 Mach. 3:24-27)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsParis, Bibliothèque Nationale, Latin 9586 (French or German, second quarter 15th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 15: Entry into Jerusalem15d: Heliodorus scourged by angels → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 15: Entry into Jerusalem15d: Heliodorus scourged by angels → Variant: Heliodorus attacked by one rider and one man on foot
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Maccabees 2 Macc. 3:25-27: Heliodorus is scourged by angelsType for the Expulsion of the money-changers from the Temple (SHS, few manuscripts only)
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Christ drives the money-changers from the Temple with 2 Macc. 3:25-27: Heliodorus is scourged by angels (SHS, few manuscripts only, this combination appears in the text, but most manuscripts combine the image of Heliodorus with Palm Sunday)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
French or German
DATE
2nd quarter 15th century
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 9586, fol. 17r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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