Beatus of Liebana fragments, s. IX to XII

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Blessed are referred to copies of manuscripts that transmit a Hispanic Commentary on the Apocalypse, written in the eighth century and traditionally attributed to the priest Beatus.

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Blessed are referred to copies of manuscripts that transmit a Hispanic Commentary on the Apocalypse, written in the eighth century and traditionally attributed to the priest Beatus. However, not all blessed are now identifiable at a glance volumes. There are also witnesses to the hardly recognizable work, considered old parchments, have been transformed into pieces of file. Are these the other blessed, fragile and vulnerable of which only fragments survive books.

This collection offers a faithful and complete facsimile edition, the relationship of the fragments discovered blessed and / or identified until early 2009.

These less fortunate, witnesses make an interim body, always open to new members. It consists of sixteen pieces in total (small pieces of foil, complete leaves or bifolia) today accessible to researchers. Dating from the ninth to twelfth centuries.

Scattered, currently guard at the following locations: Archive of the Crown of Aragon (Barcelona), Leon Provincial Historical Archive, Leon Diocesan Historical Archive, General Archive of the Nation (Mexico), Archives of the Monastery of San Pedro de las Duenas (León), Library of the Abbey of Montserrat, Archive Santo Domingo de Silos, Archive of the Royal Chancery of Valladolid and Zamora Provincial Historic Archive.

Edition 2009. Format 35.8 x 26.7 cm. Binding fabric-wrapped case. It Contains 2 volumes with critical study and organizing documents.

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