The Girona Beatus Codex
Commentary on the Apocalypse by Beatus of Liébana, Spain, c.975AD
Girona Cathedral, Catalonia.
f.134v Horseman Fighting a Dragon
Source: Encyclopedie de la Langue Francaise
El Archivo Capitular de la Colegiata de San Isidoro cuenta entre sus tesoros con una Biblia visigótico-mozárabe realizada por Florencio y Sancho en el año 960.
Cuenta con 517 folios y ricas ilustraciones.
The Chapter Archive of San Isidoro Collegiate counts among its treasures a Visigothic-Mozarabic Bible by Florentius and Sanctius in 960.
It has 517 pages and rich illustrations.
Referenced on p12, The Moors - The Islamic West - 7th-15th Centuries AD by David Nicolle
Biblical figure slaying a serpent, in a copy of Beatus' Commentaries on the Apocalypse, made in Tavera in AD 975.
Mozarab manuscripts were made by the Christian Andalusian community living under Islamic rule,
in a local style combining early Christian and Arab-Islamic artistic traditions.
The horseman shown here seems to have a rudimentary turban-cloth around his mighfar or mail coif.
The latter goes inside a long-sleeved tunic which is buttoned down the front in Persian-Islamic style.
His mail hauberk is worn under the tunic, as described in the written sources. (Cathedral Museum, Gerona, Spain)
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