Illustrations from the:
Arroyo Beatus
Commentary on the Apocalypse by Beatus of Liébana,
Spain, copy of c.1220



The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse



The Army Of Horsemen On Lion-Headed Horses



The death of the two witnesses




The victorious Christ
The Word of God

Triumph of the Rider over the Beast



The Antichrist


Arroyo Beatus
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.
Type: manuscript
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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