Iconography
HISTORY
Ancient
Nabuchodonosor's Queen Looks from the Hanging Gardens to her home country
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
The earthSeven Wonders of the WorldIndividualHanging Gardens of Babylon
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsParis, Bibliothèque Nationale, Latin 9584, and Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, MS 43-1950 (Tuscany or North-Eastern Italy, c1370-1390) → Chapters 1a-8b (Paris, fols. 4-6, 14-18)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5d: The Queen of Babylon looks from the Hanging Gardens to her home country → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5d: The Queen of Babylon looks from the Hanging Gardens to her home country → Variant: Queen on a tower decorated with flowers
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation of the Virginwith the Queen of Babylon looking from the Hanging Gardens to her home country (SHS)
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types The Queen of Babylon looks from the Hanging Gardens to her home countryType for the Presentation of the Virgin (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
This is a fragment - more than half of the illuminated pages are missing (the cut-out miniatures of most of them are now in Cambridge), the remainder is misbound in many places.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Tuscan or Italian (North-Eastern)
DATE
circa 1370 - circa 1390
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 9584, fol. 16r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Montague Rhodes James and Bernhard Berenson, Speculum Humanae Salvationis. Being a reproduction of an Italian manuscript of the fourteenth century, Oxford 1926
Contact
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