Lindisfarne

Lindisfarne Gospels

circa 700

Why is it canonical?

From Northumbria, one of the earliest extant examples of illuminated manuscripts originating from what is now the United Kingdom. It is filled with richly colored and complex designs and illustrations.

Creators

Eadfrith Aldred

Locations

Northumbria England

Languages

Latin

Periods

Middle Ages

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Lindisfarne

An illumination from the Lindisfarne Gospels

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