(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Jeremias (A.V. Jeremiah) Jeremias prophesies that the Egyptians will worship an image of a Virgin and a Child (non-biblical)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsMainz, Wissenschaftliche Stadtbibliothek, Hs II 10 (German, Mid-15th century, only partially illustrated)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 11: Fall of idols during the Flight into Egypt11b: According to a prophecy of Jeremias the Egyptians would one day venerate the image of a virgin with her child → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 11: Fall of idols during the Flight into Egypt11b: According to a prophecy of Jeremias the Egyptians would one day venerate the image of a virgin with her child → Variant: Virgin alone, or Virgin and Child, without candles
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Fall of the idols in Egypt with Jeremias prophesying that the Egyptians will worship an image of a Virgin and a Child (non-biblical, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Jeremias prophesies that the Egyptians will worship an image of a Virgin and a ChildType for the Fall of Idols at the Flight into Egypt (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
The remainder of the Speculum is not illustrated
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
mid 15th century
LOCATION
Mainz, Wissenschaftliche Stadtbibliothek → II 10, fol. 11r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, kindly provided by Dilibri and the Wissenschaftliche Stadtbibliothek Mainz (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)
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