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The Lindisfarne Gospels free pdf 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 foremost 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 ever book to make the glories of the Lindisfarne Gospels accessible to a wide public. All the essential illuminated pages are reproduced impeccably in colour from an entirely new and accurate set of photographs.

About Janet Backhouse

Janet Backhouse was Assistant Keeper in the Department of Manuscripts at the British Library. She is the author of The Illuminated Manuscript, also published by Phaidon.

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Author : Janet Backhouse
Publisher : Phaidon Press Ltd
Data Published : 05 March 1987
ISBN : 0714824615
EAN : 9780714824611
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 96 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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