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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
→ Cycles → Manuscripts and Prints → Speculum humanae salvationis → Chapter 17: The soldiers who come to arrest Christ fall to the ground
→ 17c: Samgar kills six hundred enemies with a ploughshare → Variant: Samgar with a ploughshare, but not holding it above his head
The Speculum: introduction - description - summary


Paris,
Bibliothèque nationale de France
lat. 511, fol. 18r
circa 1370 -1380
London, British Library
Add MS 16578, fol. 20r
1379
Nuremberg,
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Hs. 22401, fol. 20r
early 15th century
Turin,
Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria
I.II.11, fol. 20v
2nd quarter 15th century
Turin,
Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria
I.II.11, fol. 20v
2nd quarter 15th century
Oxford, Bodleian Library
Douce 204, fol. 17v
circa 1430 -1450