Topic: 1. Sacrifice and Bible (16th-18th Century)

The Bible, with its plethora of examples of sacrifice and self-sacrifice, plays a pivotal role in shaping the discourse on sacrifice in the early modern world.
This section includes:

  • Sources: A broad selection of early modern writings, encompassing biblical exegesis, theological and philosophical interpretations, various translations, prayer books, and hymns.
  • Iconographic Representations: This visual collection showcases early modern depictions of biblical sacrifices, including key scenes like the Sacrifice of Isaac as interpreted in Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions.
  • Related Bibliography: Complemented by a comprehensive bibliography of scholarly works from the 19th to 21st centuries, offering modern perspectives and analyses of these historical interpretations.

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Abraham Yaakov

Shepherd sacrificing Ram

from: Book of Meshal Ha-Kadmoni (from Germany)

Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Cod. hebr. 107 (Steinschneider 1895, No. 107), fol. 24

Aimoin; Migne, J.- P. (Eds.)

De translatione SS. Martyrum Georgii monachi, Aurelii et Nathaliae ex urbe Corduba Parisios.

in: Patrologiae Cursus Completus, sive bibliotheca universalis ... omnium S.S. Patrum, Doctorum, Scriptorumque ecclesiasticorum qui ab aevo apostolico ad Innocentii III tempora floruerunt ... Series Secunda [ 1841 - 1864 ], pp. 939 - 960

Paris: Apud Garnier [...], 1852.

Albertinelli, Mariotto

Cain and Abel Sacrifice (1500 - 1515)

Harvard Art Museums - Fogg Museum, Cambridge

Alexander, T. D. ; Beckwith, R. T. - Selman, M. J. (Eds.)

The Passover Sacrifice

in: Sacrifice in the Bible, pp. 1-24

Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 1995.

Alonso Berruguete 1488-1561

The Sacrifice of Isaac (1526-1532)

Museo Nacional de Escultura, Valladolid

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