178, MS M.429, fol. 87v

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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: Trumpet I, Fire and Hail.

Apocalypse: Trumpet I, Fire and Hail (Revelation 8:7) -- Angel, pearled nimbus, sounding trumpet; trees and mountains on earth; starred background inscribed UBI PRIMUS ANGELUS TUBA CECINIT ET FACTA EST GRANDO; UBI FACTUS EST GRANDO ET IGNIS MIXTUS IN SANGUINE; UBI TERTIA PARS TERRE ET TERTIA PARS ARBORUM CONBUST