Page with St. Matthew the Evangelist, Coronation Gospels
Gospel of Matthew. Tradition holds that this Gospel book was buried with Charlemagne in 814, and that in the year 1000 Emperor Otto III removed it from his tomb. Its title derives from its use in the coronation ceremonies of later German emperors.
Use for educational purposes only. Single copies (print, photocopy, download) are permitted for personal study, research and teaching.
Unknown artist, “Page with St. Matthew the Evangelist, Coronation Gospels,” Digital Collections - University at Buffalo Libraries, accessed November 28, 2021, https://digital.lib.buffalo.edu/items/show/29940.