Gospel Book (National Library of Greece, Codex 2603)

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Codex 2603, the Four Gospels, is a historic codex held by the National Library of Greece. The book is attributed to scribe Matthew of the Hodegon Monastery, the so-called thutorakendutès.

The codex shows two full-page miniatures of the Evangelists Mark and John, three headpieces and decorated initial letters.[1] Mark the Evangelist seats in front of two tall buildings adorned with Hellenistic motifs. He appears to be is sharpening a reed. John the Evangelist is dictating the Gospel to his student Prochoros who seats opposite of evangelist John.

It includes Greek inscriptions.

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