The Saints & Beasts of Medieval Manuscripts

The lion as symbol of Saint Mark from the Echternach Gospels

John the Evangelist from the Lindisfarne Gospels (left) Book Of Armagh (center) & Book of Durrow (right)

St. Luke with the symbol of an Ox from the Ebbo Gospels (left) & Lichfield Gospels (right)

St. Mark and the symbol of the lion from the Lindisfarne Gospels (left), Sacramentary of Gellone (center), Book of Durrow (right)

Comments