284, MS M.429, fol. 140v

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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: New Jerusalem measured.

Apocalypse: New Jerusalem measured (Revelation 21:15-17) -- Precious stones, inscribed, above half figures of twelve apostles, some inscribed with name and precious stone, Simon, ZMARACDUS SIMON ZELOTES, Bartholomew, BARTHOLOMEUS SARDONIX, James, IACOBUS SARDONIS, John, IOHANNES CRISOLITUS, Thomas, THOMAS TOPATION, James, IACOBUS CRISOFASUS, Matthew, MATTHUS IACINCTUS, and Matthias, MATHIAS MITITEUS, holding books, in arcades of city wall of Jerusalem; in center, nimbed angel holding measuring rod, Lamb of God nimbed, holding cross-staff, and John nimbed, holding book.
Starred and decorated background.