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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
→ Ruth → Elimelech and his family in Moab (Ruth 1:1-5)
→ Famine in Israel (Ruth 1:1)
→ Elimelech with his wife Noemi (Ruth 1:1-2)
→ Elimelech, his wife Noemi and his sons emigrate to Moab (Ruth 1:1-2)
→ Elimelech dies in Moab (Ruth 1:3)
→ Elimelech's sons marry the Moabites Ruth and Orpha (Ruth 1:4)
→ Elimelech's and Noemi's sons die (Ruth 1:5), she laments them
→ Noemi, Ruth and Orpha as widows (cf. Ruth 1:5)