Beatus of Navarra – 30

Image from ‘Beatus of Navarra’, aka ‘Navarra Codex’, a 12th century manuscript of the 8th century work Commentary on the Apocalypse‘, written in the 8th century by Beatus of Liébana, housed at the Bibliothèque nationale de France (more info in French at this page). Source gallica.bnf.fr / BnF; image assumed allowed under Fair Use.

Spaniards look at this and say, “French manuscripts are okay, but if you want something with intense pictures, you can’t beat us.”

Used in 2019-08-13: Thoughts On Simply Scheme.