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Rylands Beatus

Commentary on the Apocalypse by Beatus of Liébana,
Castile (Burgos?), copy of c.1175

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Angel Attacks Locusts

The army on lion-headed horses

Jerusalem /
Death of the two witnesses

Victory of the Lamb

Where kings or merchants lament for Babylon

Christ goes with his army to fight against the devil

Two men attack large boar with mallets

The Antichrist

Nebuchadnezzar besieges Jerusalem

Jerusalem under siege

Daniel in the Lions Den
while Darius Lies Sleepless

Sources: John Rylands University Library Image Collections and
At one time it was in the library of the Marquis d'Astorga.

Physical Location: The John Rylands Library
Classmark: Latin MS 8
Subject(s): Bible. Revelation; Bible--commentaries
Origin Place: Spain
Date of Creation: end of 12th or start of 13th century
Former Owner(s): Bachelin-Deflorenne, Antoine, b. 1835; Quaritch, Bernard, 1819-1899
Extent: ff. 254 (iii+249+ii) Leaf height: 454 mm, width: 326 mm.
University of Manchester Library, Latin MS 8

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