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Codex Purpureus Rossanensis

The Codex purpureus Rossanensis is the Gospel of the evangelists Mathew and Marc.It is written in greek and has 188 pages parchment, the colour is red purple this is why the codex takes this name, the typeface is uncial( byble typeface),divided in 2 columns each of 20 lines, the first 3 gold colour and the rest in silver colour. But the incredible thing is the 15 illustrations that have a great artistic- storic importance. The illustrations resemble the gospel parables. In october 2015 the Codex became Unesco Heritage.

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