207, MS M.429, fol. 102r

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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: Dragon attacked by Michael.

1) Apocalypse: Dragon attacked by Michael (Revelation 12:7-8) -- Six nimbed angels armed with spears, attacking the Dragon on facing folios 101v-102r.
2) Apocalypse: Woman, Child caught up (Revelation 12:3-5) -- In arc of heaven with starred border, nimbed angel holding staff, presenting child, crossed nimbus, to Christ, crossed nimbus holding book, seated on cushioned bench.
3) Apocalypse: Dragon cast to Earth (Revelation 12:9-12) -- Two nimbed angels, one holding ropes of stocks binding Satan in hell containing Damned, one casting down Damned.