The Book of Job, Old Testament, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana MS. gr. 749
Byzantine, 9th century
‘Job’s Ploughmen are Killed by Sabaeans’. Folio 17v.
A larger image of ‘Job’s Camel Drivers are Killed by Chaldaeans’ in Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana MS. gr. 749. Folio 19r.
Codex contents: 1r-108v: Iob. <Prologus Olympiodori>, Polychronii <de Scripturarum obscuritate>, Polychronii argumentum in Iob.
Source: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
Referenced as figure 200 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
200. Manuscript, Chaldeans, 9th century AD, Byzantine, Bib. Vat. Cod, Gr.749, f. 19r (War).
Pole-Arms for cut and thrust by David Nicolle, an extract from The military technology of classical Islam
See also the Mount Athos Psalter, MS. Pantocrator 61, Byzantine, 9th century
Other Byzantine Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers
9th century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers