Nyx and the Prophet Isaiah

Illustration

Liana Miate
by Wikipedia User: Neuceu
published on 23 March 2022

Manuscript illumination depicting Nyx and the Prophet Isaiah from the Paris Psalter (Parisianus graecus 139, folio 435 verso), c. 940-960.

National Library of France, Paris.

The prophet Isaiah is flanked by Nyx (Night) and the Dawn. The latter is depicted as a boy carrying a flaming torch; Nyx is shown with a dark complexion, dark clothes and a starry mantle, and holding an inverted flaming torch. The manus Dei appears at the top. The scene illustrates the Book of Isaiah 26:9:

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