Apocalypse of St. Sever, Rain of fire and blood, folio137v, c1050

A reign of blood and fire... violence and slaughter

The 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 the Abbey of St. Sever in about 1050. It contains the commentary of Beatus of Liébana on the Book of Revelations.

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