(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Daniel Daniel and the priests of Bel (Dan. 14:1-21) The idol of Bel with sacrifices
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 salvationisManuscriptsLondon, British Library, Add MS 11575 (Bruges, first quarter 15th century)
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: Daniel feeding the dragon with a round object, next to him Bel standing or sitting on the altar
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
Bruges
DATE
circa 1410
LOCATION
London, British Library → Add MS 11575, fol. 31v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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