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Bamberg Apocalypse

Richard K. Emmerson

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Illuminated Ottonian manuscript (205×295 mm; Bamberg, Staatsbibl., MS. Bibl. 140) comprising 106 folios, divided into two halves, the first containing 50 miniatures illustrating the Book of Revelation, the second with 5 full-page miniatures illustrating Gospel readings from the Nativity to Pentecost. Separating the sections are two full-page images each with two registers. On the left St Peter and St Paul crown a young ruler, who is given obeisance by personifications of the four peoples of

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Subjects: Art

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