The Lindisfarne Gospels -

bbc tyne features lindisfarne gospels - the lindisfarne gospels have a uniquely important place in the art and culture of the north east and the christian heritage of the area the exhibition is part of the celebrations of the, the old english gloss to the lindisfarne gospels - the old english gloss to the lindisfarne gospels buchreihe der anglia anglia book, the holy island of lindisfarne information - the holy island web site with information on heritage community and for those visiting us, a day on the holy island of lindisfarne - the lindisfarne gospels painstakingly worked and lovingly crafted over 1300 years ago on holy island and written in honour of god and cuthbert the lindisfarne gospels is probably the most valuable and treasured book of its period it is held on behalf of the nation on view at the british library in london an interactive electronic turning pages version and latest leather bound, folio manuscript paleography codicology - folios manuscripts paleography codicology better than our lists is that of http www intute ac uk then searching medieval manuscripts which gives 167, what s on exhibitions events in the british library - find out about all events organised by the british library the latest exhibitions special events and lectures book your ticket now, the vikings the attacks on the monasteries of - iona and lindisfarne on either side of northern britain lie the holy islands of iona and lindisfarne both have been attracted by archaeologists historians and pilgrims for centuries and both were exposed to the marauding attacks of the vikings at the close of the 8th century, holy island northumberland christopher somerville - i made out approaching across the sands a slow black dot which resolved itself into a ford car this indomitable thing rust red its mudguards tied with string splashed and slithered towards me and at the wheel was a handsome young girl with blue eyes and a soft scots voice, the crown and anchor on the holy island of lindisfarne - holy island holy island or to give it its proper name the holy island of lindisfarne has a rich history stretching back many years the monastery was founded by st aidan in 634 ad and saw the creation of the lindisfarne gospels an illuminated manuscript which now resides in the british museum although an electronic copy can be seen in the island s heritage centre, st cuthbert s way melrose to lindisfarne pilgrim prayers - some resources the celtic hymnbook published by kevin mayhew ltd suitable songs celtic alleluia 3 and iona alleluia 4 be thou my vision 24 christ as a light 27 christ be beside me 28 christ be with me 30, illuminated manuscripts history designs art encyclopedia - introduction one of the most famous forms of medieval art irish illustrated manuscripts like the book of durrow c 650 680 and the book of kells c 800 were some of the first decorated christian gospel texts dating from the early seventh century ce in due course they were followed by medieval christian artworks such as carolingan and byzantine illuminated manuscripts, discover the riches of the british library - discover the riches of the british library fix the location of thousands of old maps view virtual books with turning the pages enjoy online exhibitions take a highlights tour we regret that the registration log in and related advanced features on our online gallery are not working at present