Illustrations depicting 9th Century Carolingian Soldiers from
The Golden Psalter of St. Gallen
Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 22

A detail from David escapes Saul with Michal's aid

Illustration from Psalm 58 (59), page 136


IN FINEm NE DISPERDAS DAVID IN TITULI INSCRIPTIONE QUANDO MISIT SAUL ET CUSTODIVIT DOMUM EIUS UT EUM INTERFICERET
A psalm by David, after Saul sent men to watch his house in order to kill him.

p. 136 Oratio zu Ps 57 u. Titulus zu Ps 58 mit Freiraum für die ihn illustrierende Szene In finem, ne disperdas, David in tituli inscriptione, quando misit Saul, et custodivit domum eius ut eum interficeret, David im Haus seiner Frau Michal, die ihm die Flucht ermöglicht, im Fenster das von Michal vorgetäuschte Bild Davids (I Sm 19,11-17), rechts die drei ihn verfolgenden Krieger Sauls.
[David in the house of his wife Michal who enables him to escape, in the window of Michal, David's feigned picture (I Sm 19.11 to 17), on the right the three warriors of Saul pursuing him.]

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