(photo on external web page)
Iconography
LITERATURE
Modern
Beatus of LiebanaApocalypse CommentaryScenes not taken from ApocalypsePunishment of Sinners (Book VII)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Apocalypse (Revelation)
CyclesManuscripts Beatus ManuscriptsManchester, Rylands Library, Latin MS 8 (probably Burgos region, c.1180-1190)Book VI (called 'Liber Septimus,' fols. 141r-160r, on Rev. 11:19-14:5)
The Apocalyptic Woman and the Beasts (Rev. 11:19-13) Dragon casting down stars from heaven (Rev. 12:4)
Heaven and Hell
Hell Punishment of sinners
Further details
Detail; the men punished in Hell at the bottom probably relate to Beatus's comparison of the falling stars to hypocrites falling from Grace through their sins
ARTIST/CREATOR
Castile Probably Burgos region
DATE
circa 1180 - 1190
LOCATION
Manchester, John Rylands Library → Latin MS 8, fol. 143r
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Rylands-Warburg Project, Pilot
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Peter K. Klein, Beato de Liébana. La illustración de los manuscritos de Beato y el códice de Manchester, Valencia 2002, p. 268f.
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, used with kind permission of the John Rylands Library Manchester
Contact
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