Book of Durrow
The Book of Durrow
(Dublin, Trinity College Library, MS 57) is an illuminated manuscript made either in Northumbria
in Northern England
or in Ireland
. It is a Gospel Book
. The text includes the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, plus several pieces of prefatory matter. It is 247 by 228 mm and contains 248 vellum
folios. It contains a large illumination program including six extant carpet pages, a full page miniature of the four evangelist's symbols, four full page miniature, each containing a single evangelist symbol, and six pages with decorated text.
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