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Gospel, Armenian, 10th century. Mekhitarian Library, Vienna, Ms 697


Saint Sergius, Gospel, Armenian, 10th century. Mekhitarian Library, Vienna, Ms 697, f.4v (bottom margin).


Abraham sacrifices Isaac, Gospel, Armenian, 10th century. Mekhitarian Library, Vienna, Ms 697, f.6v (upper register).

IAA Number: VM697G
MS Type: Gospel (fragment)
Place executed: -
Date: 10th century
Present location: Vienna, Mekhitarian Library Ms. 697.
Material: parchment
Folios: 8.0
Scribe: -
Script: erkat'agir
Artist: -
Notes & comment: The eight folios comprise the Eusebian letter, canon tables, and the miniatures: no text of the Gospel proper exists. The script, erkat'agir, is found in the Eusebian letter.
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Referenced as figure 240 in The military technology of classical Islam by D Nicolle
240A and 240B. Manuscript, A - St. Sergius, B - The Sacrifice of Isaac, 9th-10th centuries AD, Armenian, Library of the Mekhitarist Fathers Ms. 697, Vienna.



See also David and Goliath - Armenian Church of the Holy Cross, 915-921AD, Akdamar Island, Van Province, Turkey.
Other 10th Century Illustrations of Costume and Soldiers