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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
→ Cycles → Manuscripts and Prints → Speculum humanae salvationis → Chapter 3: Annunciation of the Conception of Mary
→ 3d: Balaam (Bileam) and the angel
The Speculum: introduction - description - summary


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→ Original composition: The angel, with a lifted sword, confronts Balaam, who lifts his scourge or club, no star visible
→ Variant: The angel, with a lifted sword, confronts Balaam, who lifts his scourge or club, above a star
→ Variant: The angel confronts Balaam, but one or both do not lift their weapons, no star visible
→ Variant: The angel confronts Balaam, but one or both do not lift their weapons, above a star
→ Variant: Balaam alone, points to the star
→ Variant: Balaam prophecies to Balac about the star rising from Juda