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© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati, The entry of Jesus into Jerusalem.

The Codex Purpureus Rossanensis

Registration year: 2015
Submission year: 
2014
Collection ID: 
2015-05

A Greek uncial manuscript dating V-VI century containing the gospels of Matthew and Mark. It is known worldwide for its peculiar reddish color of its pages, written in silver and gold inks and has a series of 14 illuminations, illustrating the life and teaching of Christ. The superb miniatures make it one of the oldest illuminated manuscripts of the new testament.

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© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati, The entry of Jesus into Jerusalem.
The entry of Jesus into Jerusalem.
© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati,

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© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati, Lazzaro's resurrection.
Lazzaro's resurrection
© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati

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© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati, The last supper and the washing of the feet.
The last supper and the washing of the feet
© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati

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© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati, Canons title page.
Canons title page
© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati

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© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati, Letter of Eusebius from Carpiano.
Letter of Eusebius from Carpiano
© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati

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© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati, Christ's trial in front of Ponzius Pilate.
Christ's trial in front of Ponzius Pilate
© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati

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© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati, Mark's portrait.
Mark's portrait
© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati

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© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati, Holy Saint Achiropita (XII c.).
Holy Saint Achiropita (XII c.)
© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati

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© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati, Saint Mary of Patir (1095).
Saint Mary of Patir (1095)
© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati

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© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati, Panaghia (X-XI c.)
Panaghia (X-XI c.)
© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati

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© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati, Saint Mary of Patir (1095).
Saint Mary of Patir (1095)
© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati

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© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati, Visit of Pope Francis to the President of the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano.
Visit of Pope Francis to the President of the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano.
© Mons. Antonio De Simone, Arcidiocesi di Rossano -Cariati
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