Monastic Gospel books with intricate and beautiful illuminations provided craftsmen in the Middle Ages an opportunity to produce some of the most magnificent works of art. Gold and silversmiths of Cyprus who confined their work mainly on the production of ecclesiastical objects of art, and who had developed their trade considerably, began to plate the covers of Gospels in gold and silver.


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Cyprus Post, Republic of Cyprus
Κυπριακά Ταχυδρομεία, Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία

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Library of Cyprus University of Technology
Digital Heritage Research Lab of Cyprus University of Technology

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Designer: N. Ladommatos

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Image

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TIFF

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2000-CHRISTMAS-25

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Απαγορεύεται η δημοσίευση ή αναπαραγωγή, ηλεκτρονική ή άλλη χωρίς τη γραπτή συγκατάθεση του δημιουργού.

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www.cypruspost.gov.cy

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Cyprus Post, Republic of Cyprus and Κυπριακά Ταχυδρομεία, Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία, “Nativity, Christmas Issue Gospel Covers, Republic of Cyprus,” Αψίδα, accessed May 27, 2020, https://apsida.cut.ac.cy/items/show/15159.

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