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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
→ Cycles → Manuscripts and Prints → Speculum humanae salvationis → Chapter 13: Temptation of Christ
→ 13b: Daniel discovers the fraud of Bel's priests and kills the sacred dragon
The Speculum: introduction - description - summary


→ All images
→ Original composition: Daniel pushing a club-like object into the dragons's mouth, next to him Bel standing on the altar and holding food and drink
→ Variant: Daniel feeding the dragon with a round object, next to him Bel standing or sitting on the altar
→ Variant: Daniel feeding the dragon, next to him Bel standing on the ground
→ Variant: Daniel feeding the dragon, next to him Bel standing on a column
→ Variant: Daniel feeding the dragon, next to him Bel or his column collapsing
→ Variant: Daniel feeding the dragon, in the background Bel standing or sitting on the altar or on a column
→ Variant: Daniel feeding the dragon and pushing Bel from its pedestal
→ Variant: Daniel attacking the dragon (sometimes also Bel) with a staff
→ Variant: Daniel feeding Bel and pointing to the dragon that is bleeding
→ Variant: Daniel feeding Bel, dragon passive in the foreground
→ Variant: Daniel standing next to Bel (sometimes collapsing) and the dragon
→ Variant: Daniel next to the dragon, Bel not shown or already collapsed to the ground
→ Variant: Two scenes: Daniel feeding the dragon, and Daniel pointing to or attacking Bel