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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
→ 2 Machabees (A.V. Maccabees)
→ Historiated Initials
→ Battle scene (no specific episode)
→ Introductory letters (2 Mach. 1:1-9 and 1:10-2:18)
→ Heliodorus takes away the treasure of the Temple (2 Mach. 3:23)
→ Apparition of the horse (2 Mach. 3:24-25)
→ Heliodorus struck down by angels (2 Mach. 3:24-27)
→ Heliodorus healed by angels because of the High Priest Onias's prayer (2 Mach. 3:32-34)
→ Two women accused to have circumcised their children are thrown down the walls (2 Mach. 6:9-10)
→ Martyrdom of the seven brothers and their mother (2 Mach. 7)
→ The Mother and Seven Brothers as Saints
→ Antiochus is being eaten by worms, whilst no-one can bear his stench (2 Mach. 9:9-10, 28)
→ Judas Machabaeus purifies the defiled Temple (2 Mach. 10:2-3)
→ Five angels support Judas Machabaeus in the battle against Timotheus (2 Mach. 10:29-30)