266, MS M.429, fol. 131v

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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: Angel with Millstone.

Apocalypse: Angel with Millstone (Revelation 18:21-24) -- City gate of Babylon; nimbed angel casting stone, inscribed, into sea containing fish; starred background; inscription above city gate, UBI ANGELUS LAPIDEM MOLAREM MISIT IN MARE.