St. Gallen, Kantonsbibliothek, Vadianische Sammlung, VadSlg Ms. 352/1-2 : Speculum humanae salvationis (Ger.)

The Speculum humanae salvations is a work consisting of texts and illustrations of Biblical content. Each double page of the opened book shows four images, which usually juxtapose one scene from the life of Christ with three prefigurations from the Old Testament. In the present manuscript, this order has not been sustained consistently. The Latin text source has been translated into German verses,…