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Illustration from the:
Commentary on the Apocalypse by Beatus of Liébana,
Spain, copy of c.1220
The death of the two witnesses
A large detail of the upper register of the death of the two witnesses, Arroyo Beatus Codex.
A large detail of the lower register of the death of the two witnesses, Arroyo Beatus Codex.
San Andrés de Arroyo Monastery Codex
Shelf mark: Nouv. acq. lat. 2290.
Date: c. 1220.
334 pages, 69 miniatures illuminated with gold and silver leaf.
Title: Beatus. Commentary on the Apocalypse.
Language : Latin
Format: Volume on parchment. - 167 folios, including a guard at the end. - Written in two columns, beginning of the thirteenth century. - 440 × 305 mm
Description: This manuscript is a special prize particularly for the 69 paintings of which it is adorned and of which a dozen occupy whole pages.
Source: Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, NAL 2290
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