(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Daniel Daniel and the priests of Bel (Dan. 14:1-21) Daniel confronts the idol of Bel (unclear, which episode is alluded to)
Daniel Daniel and the dragon (Dan. 14:22-27)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsSaint-Omer, Bibliothèque municipale, MS 184 (Saint-Omer, c1480)
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: Two scenes: Daniel feeding the dragon, and Daniel pointing to or attacking Bel
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Daniel Dan. 14:5-21: Daniel discovers the fraud of the priests of Bel (no specific episode)Type for the Temptation of Christ (SHS)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. 14:5-21: Daniel discovers the fraud of the priests of Bel (no specific episode, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the first temptation)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Saint-Omer
DATE
circa 1480
LOCATION
Saint-Omer (Pas de Calais), Bibliothèque municipale → 184, fol. 10v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, kindly provided by the Bibliothèque municipale de Saint-Omer and the Bibliothèque virtuelle des manuscrits médiévaux (IRHT) (CC BY-NC 3.0)
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