Commentariorum on the Book of Daniel, fol. 150r

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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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Nebuchadnezzar: Siege of Jerusalem.

Nebuchadnezzar: Siege of Jerusalem (Daniel 1:1) -- City of Jerusalem, attacked by army on facing page (fol. 149v), defended by helmeted men armed with spears and stones; two banners; gates of city, with knockers, closed; Jeremiah nimbed, holding right hand to face and book in left hand, seated on stone outside of walls.