Illustrations from

Mar Mattai Manuscript (1220)

Jacobite-Syriac Lectionary of the Gospels, Monastery of Mar Mattai near Mosul, 1220

Vatican Library, Ms. Syr. 559


The Denial of Peter


Source: p164, David Nicolle, "An introduction to arms and warfare in classical Islam", in: Islamic Arms and Armour, ed. Robert Elgood, London 1979

The Transfiguration


Source: Monks and Monasteries of the Near East By Jules Leroy, Peter Collin

The Forty Martyrs


Source: Syriac Orthodox Resources



See also Syriac Gospel, 12th century, Ms. Additional 7169, British Library, London
Syriac Gospel, British Library Ms. Additional 7170, London, c.1220
Syriac Gospel Lectionary, Church of the Forty Martyrs, MS 41, 13th century
Other 13th Century Illustrations of Costume & Soldiers