1. The oldest, most complete Gospel book on Earth is in Ethiopia The “Garima Gospels” are dated somewhere in between the years 330 and 650
2. The world’s earliest known illustrated copy of the Gospels, the Garima Gospels, has been saved for centuries in a remote Ethiopian monastery.
3. Experts believe the Garima Gospels are also the earliest example of book binding still attached to the original pages.
4. The survival of the book is the more surprising considering all throughout its history, the country has suffered different invasions, and that, in 1930, a fire destroyed the monastery’s church.