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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
→ Cycles → Manuscripts and Prints → Speculum humanae salvationis → Chapter 37: Mary interceding for the Sinners
The Speculum: introduction - description - summary


→ 37a: Dream of St Dominic: God prepares three lances against mankind, but Mary intercedes for it, offering SS Francis and Dominic as her champions
→ 37b: Abigail asks David to be merciful to her husband Nabal
→ 37c: The woman from Thecua asks David to be merciful to Absalom
→ 37d: The woman from Abela appeases Joab by throwing the head of Seba over the wall