197, MS M.429, fol. 97r

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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: Witnesses.

Apocalypse: Witnesses (Revelation 11:3-4) -- Two trees flanking Elijah and Enoch, son of Jared, names inscribed, in monks' habits, holding books, flanking two candlesticks; starred and decorated background inscribed ISTI SUNT DUE OLIUE ET DUE CANDELABRI, based on Revelation 11:4, and HELIAS ET HENOCH