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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
→ Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ → Presentation in the Temple
→ with Exod. 25:10-22: The Ark of the Covenant (SHS)
→ with Exod. 25:31-39: The seven-branched candlestick (SHS)
→ with Lev. 12:6: Sacrifices for purification after childbirth
→ with 1 Kings 1:24: Samuel brought to the temple (BP, SHS)
→ with Psalm 10:5: Dominus in templo sancto suo
→ with Psalm 28:8: In templo eius omnes dicent gloriam
→ with Soph. 3:15: Rex Israel Dominus in medio tui
→ with Zach. 2:10: Quia ecce ego venio et habitabo in medio tui
→ with Mal. 3:1: Veniet ad templum suum Dominator, quem vos quaeritis
→ with Hebr. 10:5: Ideo ingrediens mundum dicit: Hostiam et oblationem noluisti: corpus autem aptasti mihi
→ As model for St Francis comforted by angelic music (as Simeon was comforted by seeing Christ)