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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
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 with servants
The Speculum: introduction - description - summary


St Gall, Kantonsbibliothek
VadSlg Ms. 352,1-2, p. 60
circa 1440
Copenhagen,
Kongelige Bibliotek
GKS 79 folio, fol. 70r
circa 1440
Oxford, Bodleian Library
Douce f. 4, No. 30d (fol. 16r)
circa 1460 -1470
Chantilly, Musée Condé
139, fol. 32r
circa 1500