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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
→ Non-biblical narratives treated as Types → The ostrich liberates its chick imprisoned by Solomon in a glass vessel by squirting the blood of a worm onto it → Type for the Harrowing of Hell (SHS)
→ Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for Christ entering Limbo)