Lindisfarne Gospels

Evangelhos de LindisfarneЕвангелие из ЛиндисфарнаÉvangiles de LindisfarneEvangelios de Lindisfarneพระวรสารลินดิสฟาร์นEvangeliario di LindisfarneEvanxeos de LindisfarneBook of Lindisfarneリンディスファーンの福音書Lindisfarnska evanđeljaLindisfarne evangeliariumLindisfarne-evangelieneЛіндісфарнське євангелієEwangeliarz z LindisfarneЛиндисфарнски евангелияSoiscéil Lindisfarne林迪斯法恩福音書Evangelis de LindisfarneAviel LindisfarneEvangeliář z LindisfarneEfengylau LindisfarneLindisfarneevangeliernaLindisfarnen evankeliumikirjaLindisfarneevangelierneLindisfarne'i evangeeliumidΕυαγγέλια του ΛίντισφαρνEvanxelios de LindisfarneLindisfarneko EbanjelioakЕвангелле з ЛіндзісфарнаInjil-Injil Lindisfarneأناجيل ليندسفارنانجیل لیندیسفارن

Language: Latin, Old English

Collection: British Library, Cotton Ms. Nero D IV.; Cotton library

Material: parchment

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The Lindisfarne Gospels (London, British Library Cotton MS Nero D.IV) is an illuminated manuscript gospel book probably produced around the years 715-720 in the monastery at Lindisfarne, off the coast of Northumberland, which is now in the British Library in London. The manuscript is one of the finest works in the unique style of Hiberno-Saxon or Insular art, combining Mediterranean, Anglo-Saxon and Celtic elements.The Lindisfarne Gospels are presumed to be the work of a monk named Eadfrith, who became Bishop of Lindisfarne in 698 and died in 721. Current scholarship indicates a date around 715, and it is believed they were produced in honour of St. (continued on English Wikipedia)
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