The Crusader Bible of Louis IX or Maciejowski Bible or The Bible of Shah Abbas

MS Ludwig I 6 verso. Detail of Panel 2



Joab disregards David's order to bring Absalom back alive and impales Absalom with two spears, while preparing to thrust a third into Absalom's body. Absalom gets entangled in a low hanging tree and ends up dieing while hanging from his hair.
(2 Samuel 18)

Back to the full image of David's knights engage Absalom - MS Ludwig I 6 verso (Morgan/Maciejowski Bible)



See also The death of Absalom in the Navarre Picture Bible, Pamplona, Spain, 1197AD



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