273, MS M.429, fol. 135r

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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 imprisoned.

Apocalypse: Dragon imprisoned (Revelation 20:1-3) -- Dragon represented as serpent, held by rope about neck by nimbed angel, key in left hand; below, Satan bound by ropes in pit.
Starred and decorated background; inscription along top of miniature, UBI ANGELUS AD PREHENDIT DRACHONEM ET LIGAUIT EUM IN ABISSUM.