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Illustrations from the

Pamplona Picture Bible

Pamplona, Navarre, Spain, c.1200AD

Although the stories portrayed in the illustrations are ancient, the figures wear 12th century Navarrese costume.

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Title: Pamplona-Bibel – UB Augsburg – Oettingen-Wallersteinsche Bibliothek Cod.I.2.4.15
Origin: [s.l.], [Pamplona], um 1200
Extent: I, 273 Bl. - Pergament : Ill.
Shelfmark: Cod.I.2.4.15 (Oettingen-Wallersteinsche Bibliothek)
Provenance: Vorbesitzer: König Sancho el Fuerte von Navarra (* 1194, † 1234); Charles Philippe Campion de Tersan (* 1736, † 1819); Fürst Ludwig von Oettingen-Wallerstein (* 1791, † 1870; erworben 1814); Fürstlich Oettingen-Wallersteinsche Bibliothek
Note: Bilderbibel mit 976 überwiegend halbseitigen, teilweise auch ganzseitigen Miniaturen zu AT und NT
Title: Pamplona Bible - UB Augsburg - Oettingen-Wallerstein Library Cod.I.2.4.15
Origin: [Pamplona], around 1200
Extent: I, 273 pp. - Parchment: Ill.
Shelf Mark: Cod.I.2.4.15 (Oettingen-Wallerstein Library)
Provenance: Previous owner: King Sancho the Strong of Navarre (reigned 1194, d. 1234); Charles Philippe Campion of Tersan (r. 1736, d. 1819); Prince Ludwig of Oettingen-Wallerstein (r. 1791, d. 1870, acquired 1814); Princely Oettingen-Wallerstein Library
Note: Picture Bible with 976 mostly half-page, partly also full-page miniatures to Old Testament and New Testament
Text Links:
f. 14r, Pamplona Bible: The kings of Sodom, Gomorrah, Adma, Zeboim and Bela in battle against four kings (Genesis 14:9-10)
f. 14v, Pamplona Bible: Abraham pursues the kidnappers of his relative Lot (Genesis 14:14)
f. 32r, Pamplona Bible: Simeon and Levi kill Hemor and Shechem (Genesis 34:25)
f. 56r, Pamplona Bible: The Israelites set out from Ramses to Sukkoth (Exodus 12:37-38)

Source: Pamplona-Bibel – UB Augsburg – Oettingen-Wallersteinsche Bibliothek Cod.I.2.4.15

See also the Navarre Picture Bible of King Sancho, Pamplona, Spain, 1197AD. Bibliothèque d'Amiens Métropole MS.108
Other Spanish Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
Other 12th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
Index of Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers