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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
→ Cycles → Manuscripts and Prints → Speculum humanae salvationis → Chapter 28: Christ entering Limbo
→ 28d: The ostrich dissolves a glass vessel with the blood of a worm to liberate its chick inside → Original composition: Ostrich squirting the blood of a snall dragon onto the glass vessel, inside which the chick is visible
The Speculum: introduction - description - summary


Rome,
Biblioteca Corsiniana
55.K.2 (Rossi 17), fol. 38r
1st half 14th century
Toledo, Archivo Capitular
10.8, fol. 31r
1320-1340
Munich,
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Clm 146, fol. 31r
2nd quarter 14th century
Augsburg,
Universitätsbibliothek
Cod.I.2.2.23 (Oettingen-Wallersteinsche Bibliothek), fol. 32r
circa 1350
Karlsruhe,
Badische Landesbibliothek
Karlsruhe 3378, p. 93
mid 14th century
Cologne,
Historisches Archiv
Best. 7020 (W (with asterisk)) 105, p. 108-109
2nd half 14th century
Cologne,
Historisches Archiv
Best. 7020 (W (with asterisk)) 105, p. 109
2nd half 14th century
Munich,
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Clm 3003, fol. 27v
2nd half 14th century
Darmstadt,
Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek
Hs 2505, fol. 53r
circa 1360
Admont, Stiftsbibliothek
Cod. 101, fol. 31r
late 14th century
Brussels,
Bibliothèque royale de Belgique
281-283 (cat. no. 2140), fol. 32r
circa 1390
Brussels,
Bibliothèque royale de Belgique
281-283 (cat. no. 2140), fol. 32r
circa 1390
Nuremberg,
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Hs. 5970 (Kapsel-Nr. 1595, Bredt 78), No. 28c-d
circa 1400
Vatican City,
Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Reg. lat. 99, fol. 31r
1428-1429
Paris,
Bibliothèque nationale de France
fr. 188, fol. 33r
mid 15th century
Rothenburg ob der Tauber (Lower Franconia),
Konsistorialbibliothek (kept in the Stadtarchiv)
WD 107, fol. 60v
mid 15th century
Wolfenbüttel,
Herzog August Bibliothek
Cod. Guelf. 81.15. Aug fol., fol. 54r
1456
Augsburg,
Universitätsbibliothek
Cod.I.2.2.24 (Oettingen-Wallersteinsche Bibliothek), fol. 60r
1456
Chicago, Newberry Library
40, fol. 29r
circa 1460
Chicago, Newberry Library
40, fol. 29r
circa 1460
Lyon,
Bibliotheque municipale
245, fol. 148r
1462
Colophon: Hier eyndet die warachtige spiegel onser behaldenisse (GW M43050), fol. p8v
1466-1492
Chantilly, Musée Condé
139, fol. 30r
circa 1500