Geneva, Bibliothèque de Genève, Ms. lat. 357

Beatus of Liébana - Geneva Codex Facsimile Edition

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This incredible manuscript adds to the impressive artistic and literary tradition of the Beatos. It consists of 194 pages, and contains 65 miniatures, for the most part inserted into the text and without frame. It goves the impression that the text and the images were made at the same time with the first forced to model itslef to the second. 

The manuscript was copied approximatley in the XIth century in the italian region of Benevento, of which reflects the writing, disposed in two columns. The presence, throughout the text of the minuscule carolina suggests that a monk from the north of Italy, probably assisted with the compilation of the manuscript. 

We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "Beatus of Liébana - Geneva Codex": Beato de Ginebra facsimile edition, published by Siloé, arte y bibliofilia, 2011

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Beato de Ginebra

Burgos: Siloé, arte y bibliofilia, 2011

  • Commentary by García Gil, Juan J.; Molinero Hernando, Pablo
  • Limited Edition: 898 copies
  • Full-size color reproduction of the entire original document, Beatus of Liébana - Geneva Codex: the facsimile attempts to replicate the look-and-feel and physical features of the original document; pages are trimmed according to the original format; the binding might not be consistent with the current document binding.

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