(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, Vélins-906 (Paris: Vérard, c1493-1494, with heavily overpainted woodcuts) → First foliation
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 Entry into Jerusalem (SHS, text links it rather with the - normally not depicted - Expulsion of money-changers)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entry into Jerusalem with 2 Macc. 3:25-27: Heliodorus is scourged by angels (SHS, text links it rather with the - normally not depicted - Expulsion of money-changers)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Coats-of-Arms
Fictive Biblical figuresHeliodorus
Further details
With illuminations painted on top of the woodcuts, in most cases repeating their composition but altering details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1493 - 1494
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → Vélins-906, fol. l8v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Mirouer de la redempcion humaine (GW M4304250), Paris (Vérard), 1492-1493
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RELATIONS
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, kindly provided by the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Source gallica.bnf.fr / BnF (public domain)
Contact
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