The sick Abgarus sends a letter to Christ and the initial place of the text
Alaverdi Four Gospels, A-484, 1054, parchment 316v-317v
The image of the sick Abgarus is places in a lavishly ornamented frame. The miniature in the form of little page, is attached to Abgarus’ letter. A rectangular resting on pillars forms the frame, in which is the sick Abgarus lying under a baldachin. He is sitting up and hand the letter to Anania for Christ. The initial page of the letter is adorned with a headpiece and capital letters.