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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 stands above empty-handed, and the wounded Abimelech waits to be killed by his armourbearer
The Speculum: introduction - description - summary


Lilienfeld,
Stiftsbibliothek
114, fol. 61v
circa 1380
Berlin, Kunstbibliothek
CD 1 R (formerly Lipp. 403), fol. 43r
circa 1450 -1460