305, MS M.429, fol. 151r

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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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Nebuchadnezzar: Daniel interpreting.

Nebuchadnezzar: Daniel interpreting (Daniel 2:25-30, 36-45) -- Nebuchadnezzar crowned, roll in left hand, seated on cushioned throne before Daniel and two companions, all nimbed; background inscribed UBI DANIEL ET NABUCODONOSOR INTERROGET SUPERNUM SUUM.
Nebuchadnezzar: Dream I (Daniel 2:1, 31-35) -- Crowned image in fragments; Nebuchadnezzar, pearled nimbus, asleep on mattress in building; stone at feet of crowned image; mountain.
Text from Jerome, In Danielem, I, 8.