Cardeña Beatus

Cardeña Beatus f. 48v, The message to the Church of Pergamum

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f. 48v, The message to the Church of Pergamum

Unlike the rest of the Churches which are always shown in a landscape layout, that of Pergamum is structured vertically with the Church below and St John and the angel above, an arrangement reproduced faithfully in the Manchester Beatus (f. 64v).

Ángela Franco Mata
Chief of the Medieval Antiquities Department, Museo Arqueológico Nacional
(Fragment of the Cardeña Beatus commentary volume)


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