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Tania Velmans’ contribution also serves as a useful tool for understanding and interpreting every single illumination found in the codex, which the scholar describes as ‘an almost unique specimen as it contains a large number of illustrations, is faithful to the Gospel texts, and due to the choice to use images to almost completely retell the Gospel story’. All the questions raised in the codex are addressed in the commentary: from its dating to its geographical origin, from the distinctive features of the illustrations to the relationship between the text and the images, as well as the invaluable information on the evolution of iconographic schemes and cycles in the artistic practices of the time.