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Typology and Prophecy
→ Cycles → Manuscripts and Prints → Speculum humanae salvationis → Chapter 30: Mary vanquishing the devil through compassion with Christ
→ 30d: Tomyris beheads King Cyrus and dips his head into a barrel of blood → Variant: Tomyris beheads Cyrus
The Speculum: introduction - description - summary

Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Hs. 5970 (Kapsel-Nr. 1595, Bredt 78), No. 30c-d
circa 1400
New Haven, CT,
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University
27, fol. 56v
circa 1400 -1410
London, British Library
Add MS 11575, fol. 71r
circa 1410
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Cgm 3974, fol. 34r
circa 1440 -1466