Gospels copied by Toros Roslin, known as Thoros Roslin
or copied for the priest Toros, nephew of Catholicos Constantine I, by Roslin.

Crossing the Red Sea, f.4r, Armenian Patriarchate Library, Jerusalem, MS. No. 2027, 1266AD
Cilician Armenian



A larger image of Crossing the Red Sea, f.4r, Armenian Patriarchate Library, Jerusalem, MS. No. 2027, 1266AD

Note the mail or scale facemask.

Description: Passage of the Red Sea
Armenian Patriarchate Library, Jerusalem, MS. No. 2027
Date: 1266AD
Source: Armenia Digital Project
Author: Toros Roslin



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