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Publisher Comments:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 93-94) and index.

Synopsis:

The Lindisfarne Gospels, a manuscript produced in the Northumbrian island monastery of Lindisfarne at the end of the seventh century, in honour of Saint Cuthbert, is one of the world's masterpieces of book painting. It is a precious relic of early Christianity in England, and one of the nation's greatest treasures. This is the first book to make the chief glories of the Lindisfarne Gospels accessible to a wide public. All the important illuminated pages are reproduced in colour from a new and accurate set of photographs.

Synopsis:

The Lindisfarne Gospels, a manuscript produced in the Northumbrian island monastery of Lindisfarne at the end of the seventh century, in honour of Saint Cuthbert, is a relic of early Christianity in England, and one of the nation's greatest treasures. This book makes the glories of the Lindisfarne Gospels accessible to a wide public.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780714824611
Author:
Backhouse, Janet
Publisher:
Phaidon Press
Location:
London
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Bible
Subject:
History
Subject:
European
Subject:
History - European
Subject:
Arts, fine
Subject:
Calligraphy
Subject:
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval.
Subject:
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Anglo-Saxon.
Subject:
Lindisfarne Gospels
Subject:
Techniques - Calligraphy
Subject:
Subjects & Themes - Religious
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st paperback ed. 1987
Series Volume:
103-696
Publication Date:
19940101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
11.01x8.51x.38 in. .95 lbs.
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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"Synopsis" by , The Lindisfarne Gospels, a manuscript produced in the Northumbrian island monastery of Lindisfarne at the end of the seventh century, in honour of Saint Cuthbert, is one of the world's masterpieces of book painting. It is a precious relic of early Christianity in England, and one of the nation's greatest treasures. This is the first book to make the chief glories of the Lindisfarne Gospels accessible to a wide public. All the important illuminated pages are reproduced in colour from a new and accurate set of photographs.
"Synopsis" by , The Lindisfarne Gospels, a manuscript produced in the Northumbrian island monastery of Lindisfarne at the end of the seventh century, in honour of Saint Cuthbert, is a relic of early Christianity in England, and one of the nation's greatest treasures. This book makes the glories of the Lindisfarne Gospels accessible to a wide public.
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