Detail, Prophets, left
Detail, Prophets, right
Detail, Christ: Entry into Jerusalem
Detail, David: Spoiling of Goliath
Detail, Elisha: met by Sons of Prophets
Description of MS M.230 fol. 7v
Christ: Entry into Jerusalem -- Crowd of ten apostles, some only tops of heads visible, follow Christ, nimbed, raising right hand in blessing, astride bridled ass approaching city gate. The ass steps on garment held by man; another man stands next to him, removing garment, partially on ground. Four figures stand in opening of city gate with joined hands. In background small figure is in tree raising sickle with right hand.
Caption DIE AINREITTUNG CHRISTI ZU IHERUSALEM MATTH. 21 is above miniature.
At left, half-figure of Isaiah, wearing soft hat, holding with both hands, scroll with inscription cited as Isaiah 62; half-figure of prophet, wearing soft hat, holding blank scroll with both hands.
At right, half-figure of Zechariah, wearing soft hat, holding with both hands, scroll with inscription cited as Zechariah 9; half-figure of prophet holding blank scroll with both hands.
1) David: Spoiling of Goliath -- One of two mounted soldiers holds with right hand bannered lance. They follow David, wearing headgear and armor, astride bridled horse. He holds with left hand upturned sword on which is impaled head of Goliath. He is approaching city gate. Three women stand in the city gate, one wearing hat and playing harp, another playing drums. Headless body of Goliath, wearing armor, reclines in foreground next to plumed helmet.
Description below miniature with citation for I Samuel 17 (Vulg., I Kings 17).
2) Elisha: met by Sons of Prophets -- Elisha, with joined hands, stands before city gate in the opening of which kneel four men, two with joined hands.
Description below miniature with citation for II Kings 2 (Vulg., IV Kings 2).