237, MS M.429, fol. 117r

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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: Angels of Plagues.

Zone 1:
Apocalypse: Angels of Plagues (Revelation 15:6) -- Seven nimbed angels holding vials.
Zone 2:
Lamb of God nimbed, holding cross-staff, on altar, flanked by six nimbed saints, some of nimbi pearled, holding flasks; starred background inscribed UBI SANCTI TENENTES CHITARAS ET CANTANTES CANTICUM NOUUM MAGNUM.