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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
→ Cycles → Manuscripts and Prints → Speculum humanae salvationis → Chapter 38: Mary protecting the faithful under her cloak
→ 38c: When Abimelech besieged Thebes, a woman killed him by throwing down a millstone → Variant: The woman on the tower and the dying Abimelech only
The Speculum: introduction - description - summary


Paris,
Bibliothèque nationale de France
lat. 511, fol. 39r
circa 1370 -1380
Munich,
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Clm 9716, fol. 79r
15th century
Leipzig,
Universitätsbibliothek
Cod. Haen. 3506, fol. 77v
1436
Freiburg (Breisgau),
Universitätsbibliothek
179, fol. 106r
1436
Munich,
Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Cgm 3974, fol. 41r
circa 1440 -1466
Saint-Omer (Pas de Calais),
Bibliothèque municipale
183, fol. 38v
circa 1450
Chicago, Newberry Library
40, fol. 39r
circa 1460
Chicago, Newberry Library
40, fol. 39r
circa 1460
Saint-Omer (Pas de Calais),
Bibliothèque municipale
184, fol. 23r
circa 1480
Saint-Omer (Pas de Calais),
Bibliothèque municipale
236, fol. 76v
late 15th century
Chantilly, Musée Condé
139, fol. 40r
circa 1500