Beatus, meaning "blessed" in Latin, may mean:
*a term in the Catholic Church for a person ("Beata" if female) who has been beatified, the stage before being declared a saint.
* A copy of the
Commentary on the Apocalypse, (i.e. Book of Revelation), especially in illuminated manuscriptform, written by Saint Beatus of Liébana (below), is often just referred to as a Beatus. Many famous versions exist, especially in the Mozarabicstyle, such as the Morgan Beatus.
Beatus of Lungernor Saint Beatus of Beatenbergor Thun, a semi-legendary figure who is considered the saint of Switzerland.
Saint Beatus, Bishop of Amiens, France in the 5th century
Beatus of Liébana, a Spanish monk who lived in the 8th century, in San Martin de Turieno in Liebana. Best known for his Commentary on the Book of Revelation - see above.
Beatus of Vendôme
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