337, MS M.429, fol. 167r

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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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Daniel: Vision, Gabriel interpreting.

Daniel: Vision, Gabriel interpreting (Daniel 8:15-27, 9:20-27) -- Daniel, pearled nimbus, looking up at Gabriel, inscribed GABRIEHEL UOLANS LOCUTUS EST DANIELEM, pearled nimbus, holding staff, flying over draped altar, inscribed ALTARE.
Below, Daniel nimbed, addressed by angel, pearled nimbus, holding staff; to right, Daniel nimbed, asleep on bed; architectural frame.
Text is Jerome, In Danielem VIII.