259, MS M.429, fol. 128r

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Saint Beatus, Presbyter of Liebana

Commentary on the Apocalypse and commentary on the Book of Daniel

Spain, perhaps Toledo
520 x 370 mm

Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1910

MS M.429
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Apocalypse: Lamb, Victory over Kings.

Apocalypse: Lamb, Victory over Kings (Revelation 17:14) -- Lamb of God, pearled crossed nimbus, holding cross-staff in medallion in starred arc of heaven; below, two men armed with sword, spear and shields; head of wolf; Beast with serpent tail; two decapitated bodies; Dragon represented as serpent; starred and decorated background; inscription on top of frame UBI AGNUS UINCIT PSEUDOPROPHETAM DRACHONAM ET DIABOLO ET BESTIA.