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South portal tympanum with Christ in Majesty from Saint Pierre, Moissac, France, c. 1115-30. Source. Click through the photo for an enlargeable image.
A folio depicting the symbols of the Four Evangelists (clockwise from the top: winged man (Matthew), eagle (John), winged ox (Luke), and winged lion (Mark)) from the Book of Kells, c. 810. Image taken from ARTstor.
Folio of an author portrait of St. John the Evangelist from the Book of Kells, c. 810. Image from ARTstor.
*I couldn’t find a decent/complete image of this folio, but look at the white-robed body of Jesus behind John whose wounded hands and feet are visible outside of the decorative frame.
Folio with the symbols of the Four Evangelists from the Book of Kells, c. 810. Image taken from ARTstor.
Click here to be linked to a site which describes the symbolism behind the animal imagery associated with the Evangelists.
Folio with the image of a man, the symbol of Matthew, from the Book of Durrow, c. 680. Image taken from ARTstor.