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Mattatias kills Jew envoy king History Maccabees Featured Johannes Wierix Print

Mattatias kills Jew envoy king History Maccabees

Mattatias kills a Jew and an envoy of the king History of the Maccabees (series title) Historia Iudae Machabei (...) (series title) Thesaurus sacrarum historiaru [m] veteris testame [ n] ti, elega [n] tissueimis imaginibus expressu [m] excelle [n] tissueimoru [m] in hac arte viroru [m] opera: now [n] c primu [m] in luce [m] editus (series title), Mattatias kills a Jew who, in accordance with the king's order, wanted to make a sacrifice on the altar in Modein and the king's envoy. In this way he demonstrated his dedication to the law of God. Below the performance a reference in Latin to the Bible text in 1 Makk. 2:14. Print is part of an album, Mattathias kills a Jew, who wanted to offer sacrifices to pagan gods, and pulls down the altar in Modin (1 Maccabees 2: 23-26), Johannes Wierix (mentioned on object), Antwerp, c. 1574 and/or 1579, paper, engraving, h 202 mm ? w 285 mm

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bride looks mirror Science Scientia holds up Featured Johannes Wierix Print

bride looks mirror Science Scientia holds up

The bride looks in the mirror of Science, Science (Scientia) holds up her mirror again for the bride (Sponsa), who looks into it. Justice (Justitia), Godliness (Timor Dei), Chastisement (Castigatio), Satisfaction (Satisfactio), Penitence (Poenitentia) and Confession (Confessio) watch. In the margin a four-line caption, in two columns, in Latin., Bride (in wedding-dress), Piety, 'Pietas', 'Timor Dei', the Three Theological Virtues, castigation, flagellation, ascetic life (variant), Justice, 'Justitia', 'Giustitia divina' (Ripa), one of the Four Cardinal Virtues, Satisfaction, Contentment, 'Contento' (Ripa), confession, 'Confessione Sacramentale' (Ripa), the third of the seven sacraments, penance, 'Poenitentia', 'Contritione' (Ripa), part of the confession, symbolic representations, allegories and emblems, science, 'Scientia', 'Scienza', 'Studio' (Ripa), mirror, Johannes Wierix (possibly), Antwerp, 1574, paper, letterpress printing, h 90 mm ? w 140 mm

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