The Crusader Bible thumbnails. 43r · Fol. 43v · Patronage · About the Book · Artists · Inscriptions · Provenance · Technical Analysis of The Crusader Bible. Maciejowski Bible: Commissioned ca. by King Louis IX of France (Saint Louis); illuminated by a number of leading Parisian artists. One of my favourite primary sources for the thirteenth century is a remarkable manuscript known as the Maciejowski Bible (Pierpoint Morgan Library, New York: .

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The paintings pictorially present a vast variety of information regarding the 13th century, in story-fashion, very much like a pictograph, or the Egyptian Hieroglyphics. It is a pictorial, artistic representation beginning from the story of The Creation in the book of Genesis to the story of David and Absalom in the book of II Samuel.

Therefore, we have scanned and placed all of the images from the Maciejowski Bible onto this web site so that all may enjoy them, and gain vision into the 13th century. It contains 46 known leaves each double-sided, giving 92 pages and depicts the Old Testament from the Creation to the story of David.

Maciejowski Bible Leaf 37 3. Who removed leaves from the book and for what reason? Here Joshua, together with four knights of Israel, stands outside a tent while his defeated foes arrive to make their submission.

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Scribes in southern Bibl added inscriptions in Latin aroundand inscriptions in Persian and Judeo-Persian–Persian written in the Hebrew alphabet–were added in the s. Each picture is divided by a horizontal line, and some are also divided vertically, giving two or four pictures on each page.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikipedia. It included a preface by John Plummer as well as the original history of the manuscript itself by Sir Sydney Cockerell.


You can also Sign up for a Free Account to access some prices online and save a list of your Favorites. ScriptoriumExport to Endnote. This includes armour, clothing, construction techniques, cooking methods, entertainment, furniture, politics, religious practices, utensils, and weapons. It must have been a hand of the 17th century who translated the Persian text into Hebrew.

This binding was used as a model for this facsimile edition. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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These are now surrounded by text in three scripts and five languages: Originally, the bible contained only miniatures, organized in a consistent visual rhythm from page to page. If there is anyone else who we have overlooked, to whom we owe proper acknowledgement. The book consists of miniature paintings of events from the Hebrew bibleset in the bibeo and customs of thirteenth-century France, depicted from a Christian perspective.

This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat This is what makes the Maciejowski Bible such a superb compendium, and an unparalleled pictorial record of the minute details of many aspects of the 13th century.

Show More Like This by: Saul destroys Nahash and the Ammonites I Samuel As you view the manuscript, the descriptions are on the left page, the accompanying paintings are on the right page. Although this is a chronicle of a time period as many as 12, years prior to the period in which it bobel composed, this is nonetheless a superb chronicle of the life and times of blbel 13th century. Hanun humiliates David’s ambassadors. Nothing is known about the further destiny of the manuscript.

Our research staff shall be delving into this seemingly inconsequential, yet historically essential and widely debated piece of minutia. In Maciejowski entrusted the luxurious work to a Papal delegation visiting the Persian Shah Abbasas a gift and incentive to side with the Maciejiwski world against the victorious Turks.

The Ammonites in the middle are caught between the charging forces of Saul the one striking the Ammonite king on the head and a second party who are making a sortie from their fortification.


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The building of the Tower of Babel Genesis As an addendum to the above paragraphwe have since learned of an macciejowski position regarding the pronunciation of “Maciejowski” 1. The commentary also provides a transcription of the Latin, Persian and Hebrew texts allowing one to recognise a shift in meaning attributed to certain pictures.

Each page contains blbel the scenes from an individual leaf, front and back there are 46 recovered original leaves in the reproduction, as stated earlier. Amnon tricks Tamar into a sexual encounter Maciejowski Bible. Michelle Hearne of the Pierpont Morgan Library for her historical input.

One of my favourite primary sources for the thirteenth century is a remarkable manuscript known as the Maciejowski Macienowski Pierpoint Morgan Library, New York: Biblia de Maciejowski miniatura h Some more details about the owners of the manuscript appear in the 19th century: I particularly like the man in the margin who is hanging off the end of the biel a stone-throwing siege engine.

Salerno Editrice Cockerell, the syllable following “Salutis” in the fourth line was almost completely illegible, making the reading and subsequent translation questionable.

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Commons category link is on Wikidata. To search for images relating to specific keywords, please visit our Site Search Engine. Folio 10 verso back Joshua takes the submission of the Gibeonites Joshua 9: The book consists of paintings of events from Hebrew scripturegiven a setting in the customs and costumes of thirteenth-century France, and concentrating on stories of kings, especially David.