Episodes from the Life of Isaiah

Book Title: Historiæ Biblicæ Veteris et Novi Testamenti : junioribus ad faciliorem eruditionem, senioribus ad vivaciorem memoriam, divini verbi præconibus ad celeriorem reminiscentiam, omnibus ad utilem sanctámque in curiositatem in centum frugiferis foliis exhibitæ / à Josepho & Joanne Klauber

Author: Klauber, Joseph Sebastian, ca. 1700-1768

Image Title: Episodes from the Life of Isaiah

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Description: This image depicts the prophet Isaiah's vision of the heavenly throne room above the temple of Jerusalem. An angel touches a hot coal to Isaiah's lips with a pair of tongs. In the bottom-left corner a statue of a king lies in pieces. In the top-left corner a lily stands alongside Jesus triumphant resurrection from the dead. At the bottom Isaiah prepares to walk around naked as a sign of prophecy. At the bottom to the left Isaiah prophesies to the house of Jacob. In the bottom-right corner Isaiah is martyred by being sawn in two according to tradition. In the top-right corner are a cross and other instruments of crucifixion.

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