Pretty medieval manuscript of the day is a tree of Jesse. An incredibly detailed late medieval/early Renaissance depiction of the genealogy of Christ, it is remarkable for its rich colours and lavish illustration. It originates from Naples circa 1480.  Image source: Walters Museum 330. Creative Commons licensed.

"A "tree of Jesse". An incredibly detailed late medieval/early Renaissance depiction of the genealogy of Christ, it is remarkable for its rich colours and lavish illustration. It originates from Naples circa Image source: Walters Museum

The oldest complete Tree of Jesse window is in Chartres Cathedral, 1145.

Tree of Jesse - The oldest complete Jesse Tree window is in Chartres Cathedral,

Stained glass Jesse Tree at Saint-Étienne's church in Beauvais, France, created between 1522-1524.  Jesse is the chap in the four-poster bed at the bottom.  To his left is Francis I of France and to his right is the Holy Roman Emporer Charlies V.  High res version at source.

Stain glass Jesse Tree at Saint Etienne Church in Beauvais, France . Built in 1522

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Tree of Jesse

The Tree of Jesse  This icon depicts the many prophecies of the Virgin birth of Christ. St. Daniel (Daniel 2:45); St. Moses ( Exodus 3:2-4); St. David, (Psalm 132:8); St. Isaiah (Isaiah 6:6); St. Jeremiah." (Baruch 3:37); St. Samuel (2 Samuel 7:13-16),  St. Habakkuk (Habakkuk 3:3); St. Micah, (Micah 1:9); St. Gideon(Judges 6:37-38); St. Ezekiel (Ezekiel 44:2); St. Amos (Amos 9:11); Prophet Balaam (Numbers 24) Romans 15:12:

Getting ready: Plan a Jesse Tree

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