Four Evangelists

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The symbols of the four Evangelists are here depicted in the
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The symbols of the four Evangelists are here depicted in the Book of Kells

The Four Evangelists are the four followers of Jesus to whom are ascribed the writings forming the four Gospels of the New Testament: the Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.

The evangelists, along with their symbols in iconography, are:

The attribution of the four animals comes from the four living creatures described in the Book of Revelation, though their the matches have sometimes been disputed. The symbol of Matthew, the man, is sometimes mistaken for an angel because wings are given to all four symbols.

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