Historiated- adj.- Adorned with the figures of humans or animals, often with foliage, and often for narrative purposes. Used especially of initial letters in manuscripts and of the capitals of columns.

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Nitium page of the Book of Durrow, mid-late 7th century Hiberno-Saxon manuscript.

Nitium page of the Book of Durrow, mid-late 7th century Hiberno-Saxon manuscript.

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