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Manuscript found in Ethiopian monastery could be world’s oldest illustrated Christian work

Manuscript found in Ethiopian monastery could be world’s oldest illustrated Christian work

By Laura Roberts, Telegraph.co.uk:  Originally thought to be from around the 11th century, new carbon dating techniques place the Garima Gospels between 330 and 650 AD. The 1,600 year-old texts are named after a monk, Abba Garima, who arrived in Ethiopia in the fifth century. According to legend, he copied out the Gospels in [...]