Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
Shelfmark:
MS. Lyell 67
Type of object:
Manuscript
Material:
paper
Page size:
approx. 290 x 210 mm
Title text:
Speculum humanae salvationis.
Country or nationality of origin:
Bohemian
Place of origin:
Prague
Date:
14th century, late
Folio or page no.:
fol. 058v-059r
Whole page or detail:
opening
Image description:
Pen drawings. On fol. 58v: Judith kills Holofernes. Judith brandishes a sword (with blood on its edge) and holds the severed head of Holofernes. The rest of his body lies in full armour. On fol. 59r: Jael kills Sisera. She holds a hammer and drives a nail into his forehead. Sisera is in full armour with sword and shield adorned with a face.

Speculum humanae salvationis.