275, MS M.429, fol. 136r

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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: First Resurrection.

Apocalypse: First Resurrection (Revelation 20:4-6) -- Christ beardless, pearled crossed nimbus, holding book, seated on cushioned bench, before saints, some nimbed, one holding book, seated on cushioned benches; below, sixteen doves representing souls of martyrs.
Decorated and starred background; inscription on top of miniature, TRONOS SEDENTES ET IUDIERUM DATUM EST EIS.