Two clerics at the gates of the monastery of Abba Garima. The Ethiopian Garima Gospels are the earliest illustrated manuscripts of Christianity. Experts placed the work in 1100 AD, but radiocarbon dating indicated that the documents were created on a date between 330 and 650 AD. The monastic tradition says that the monk Abba Garima Gospels copied in a day, after founding the Garima monastery in northern Eiopía, near Adwa. The two manuscripts are composed of 670 pages in total, 28 of which are illustrated, these include four portraits of evangelists and a drawing of the Temple of Solomon.