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Gospel book
Armenia, Van, 1461
MS M.749 fol. 13r

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Half figure of Carpianus, nimbed, left hand raised, scroll in left hand, in lunette of architectural frame decorated with foliate and geometric ornament, and surmounted by two peacocks flanking vessel (?) (partly cropped).
In right margin, tree (partly cropped).
Inscription in Armenian in lunette TO HIS DEAR BROTHER IN THE LORD, GREETINGS.
Illustration for Eusebius, Letter to Carpianus.

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