Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Daniel Daniel and the priests of Bel (Dan. 14:1-21) Daniel destroys the idol of Bel (Dan. 14:21)
Daniel Daniel and the dragon (Dan. 14:22-27)
Life of Christ
Ministry Temptation All Temptations in one image
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsParis, Biblioth√®que Nationale, Latin 9584, and Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, MS 43-1950 (Tuscany or North-Eastern Italy, c1370-1390) → Chapters 8c-16b (Cambridge, fols. 1-8)
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 and pushing Bel from its pedestal
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13a: Temptation of Christ → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13a: Temptation of Christ → Original composition: On one side temple with the second temptation at the top, on the other side third temptation above and first beneath, with banderoles or texts
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 17:51: David uses Goliath's sword to behead himType for the Temptation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the second temptation)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 17:34-35: David recounts having killed a lion and a bear to protect his sheepType for the Temptation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the third temptation)
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 1 Kings 17:34-35: David recounts having killed a lion and a bear to protect his sheep (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the third temptation)
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Temptation with 1 Kings 17:51: David uses Goliath's sword to behead him (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the second 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
Tuscan or Italian (North-Eastern)
DATE
circa 1370 - circa 1390
LOCATION
Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum → 43-1950, fol. 5v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
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Fitzwilliam Museum
Acknowledgements
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