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date: 17 June 2024

Rossano Gospels, 

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Anthony CutlerAnthony Cutler

the oldest surviving illustrated Greek Gospel book, now preserved in the cathedral museum at Rossano. A fragment, it contains the texts of Matthew and Mark (up to 16:14), although its illustration draws on all four Gospels. It is written in silver uncials on purple parchment, with incipits in gold, on 188 folios measuring 30.7 × 26 cm. Fourteen miniatures and the frontispiece to the (lost) ... ...

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