191, MS M.429, fol. 94r

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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 VI, Horsemen.

Apocalypse: Trumpet VI, Horsemen (Revelation 9:17-19) -- Four horsemen wearing turbans and coats of mail, mounted on lion-headed horses breathing forth fire, and stinging four men with their serpent-tails; below, seven corpses inscribed UBI OCCISA EST TERCIA PARS HOMINUM; starred backgrounds inscribed UBI EQUOS CAPITA SICUT LEONUM ET IGNIS EXIT EX ORE EORUM, based on Revelation 09:17.