Scenes from the Stories of Moses and Samson
From the De la Twyere Psalter
York, England, 1304-10
New York Public Library
The page on the left:
Top left: Moses and Aaron before Pharaoh. Aaron's rod turns into a snake (Exodus 7:8-10).
Top right: At the touch of Moses' rod the Red Sea parts (Exodus 14:15-22).
Bottom left: The Red Sea closes upon Pharaoh and his soldiers (Exodus 14:23-29).
Bottom right: Safely on the other side of the sea, Moses leads the people in a song of thanksgiving (Exodus 15:1-18).
The page on the right:
Top left: Moses receives the Ten Commandments (Exodus 24:12).
Top right: Moses brings the Commandments to the Israelites but finds them worshiping a golden calf (Exodus 32:19).
Bottom left: Samson succumbs a lion (Judges 14:5-6).
Bottom right: Samson brings down the Philistines' temple (Judges 16:25-30).
View this image in full resolution.
Read more about Moses.
Photographed at the library by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.