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Samsons Ausbruch aus Gaza, Ri 16. Jonas wird vom Fisch ausgespien, Jon 2.

Samsons Ausbruch aus Gaza, Ri 16. Jonas wird vom Fisch ausgespien, Jon 2.

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

A medieval scroll showing a soul being carried to heaven by angels, Egerton 2849, c. 1220 - 1230.

Mortuary roll of Lucy, foundress and first prioress of the Benedictine nunnery of Castle Hedingham, tituli (responsive prayers) England, c. 1225 - c.

Missal. Grammont, Flanders, early 16th century [previously given as 15th century]. For detailed description see N.R. Ker, Medieval manuscripts in British libraries, vol. 2, pp 877-8.

Missal. Grammont, Flanders, early 16th century [previously given as 15th century]. For detailed description see N.R. Ker, Medieval manuscripts in British libraries, vol. 2, pp 877-8.

Apparently, in the Middle Ages it was not enough for David to kill Goliath. He also had to strangle a lion and a bear with his bare hands to be believable as a king.

Köln, um Apparently, in the Middle Ages it was not enough for David to kill Goliath. He also had to strangle a lion and a bear with his bare hands to be believable as a king.

end of the 15th century (ca. 1490-1500) Netherlands - Bruges    London, British Library    Harley 4425: Roman de la Rose by Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun    fol. 83v - Samson and Delilah    http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/illuminatedmanuscripts/ILLUMIN.ASP?Size=mid=31890

Netherlands - Bruges London, British Library Harley Roman de la Rose by Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meun fol. - Samson and.

The Visconti Book of Hours - 1430

inacom: “ “The Creation of Eve” Vellum BELBELLO da Pavia, Luchino (After Biblioteca Nazionale, Florence Probably my favorite representation of this biblical scene ”

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