Saint-Sever Beatus

The rain of fire and blood from folio 137v of the Apocalypse of St. SeverThe Saint-Sever Beatus, also known as the Apocalypse of Saint-Sever (Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, MS lat. 8878), is a French Romanesque illuminated Apocalypse manuscript from the 11th century. It was made at Saint-Sever Abbey. It contains the Commentary on the Apocalypse of Beatus of Liébana. The Saint-Sever Beatus was the work of monks working under the direction of abbot Gregori de Montaner; Abbot Gregori held the post from 1028 to 1072. Parts of its are displayed in the town’s Musée des Jacobins.

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