The Lindisfarne Gospels


Subject:
Printing, Publishing, and Book Arts , Data Formats , Dragons, Dreams, & Daring Deeds , Illuminated Manuscripts , Illumination , Manuscripts , Manuscripts

Description:
"The book contains the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. ... It also contains the oldest surviving translation of the Gospels into the English language. In around 950-960 Aldred, a member of the Community of St Cuthbert, added his Old English translation between the lines of Latin." The site presents the manuscript's art, chemistry, makers, and meaning in an illustrated textual tour. From the British Library.

Publisher:
The British Library

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/sacredtexts/lindisfarne.html


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