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Ewangeliarz z Lindisfarne - ok. 700 r. - Krzyż ze splecionych ze sobą cielsk smoków i węży, wzornictwo odwołuje się do wzorów saskich

Ewangeliarz z Lindisfarne - ok. 700 r. - Krzyż ze splecionych ze sobą cielsk smoków i węży, wzornictwo odwołuje się do wzorów saskich

From the Lindisfarne Gospels, created between 698 and 715 AD/CE, Lindisfarne, now at the British Library in London, England.

From the Lindisfarne Gospels, created between 698 and 715 AD/CE, Lindisfarne, now at the British Library in London, England.

The Lindisfarne Gospels - Front Cover, mentioned in the Sonlight Core A book "I Heard Good News Today".

The Lindisfarne Gospels - Front Cover, mentioned in the Sonlight Core A book "I Heard Good News Today".

Photograph of page from the Lindisfarne Gospels // The first of five major decorated openings in the manuscript...A cross-carpet page, named from its striking resemblance to a carpet composed of crosses.

Photograph of page from the Lindisfarne Gospels // The first of five major decorated openings in the manuscript...A cross-carpet page, named from its striking resemblance to a carpet composed of crosses.

The Library of Trinity College Dublin would like to announce that the Book of Kells in its entirety is now viewable in the Library’s new Digital Collections online repository, provided by the Libra...

Book of Kells Now Free to View Online

The Library of Trinity College Dublin would like to announce that the Book of Kells in its entirety is now viewable in the Library’s new Digital Collections online repository, provided by the Libra...

"According to Bernard Meehan the Book of Durrow [similar to the Lindisfarne Gospels] is "the earliest surviving fully decorated insular Gospel manuscript,"

"According to Bernard Meehan the Book of Durrow [similar to the Lindisfarne Gospels] is "the earliest surviving fully decorated insular Gospel manuscript,"

Early Medieval Insular Manuscript - Location: 	St. Gallen Library / Collection: Stiftsbibliothek Shelfmark: Cod. Sang. 60 Manuscript title: Evangelium S. Johannis Caption: Parchment · 70 pp, 27 x 18.5 cm · 8th century Language: 	Latin Manuscript summary: An Irish copy of John's Gospel, bound in ivory diptychs for presentation to Charles the Great as a gift for his coronation. (smu)  How to quote: St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 60: Evangelium S. Johannis

Early Medieval Insular Manuscript - Location: St. Gallen Library / Collection: Stiftsbibliothek Shelfmark: Cod. Sang. 60 Manuscript title: Evangelium S. Johannis Caption: Parchment · 70 pp, 27 x 18.5 cm · 8th century Language: Latin Manuscript summary: An Irish copy of John's Gospel, bound in ivory diptychs for presentation to Charles the Great as a gift for his coronation. (smu) How to quote: St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 60: Evangelium S. Johannis

Vienna Codex 1856, a Burgundian Manuscript of c.1470 written and illuminated on black vellum. http://www.dndgalleries.com/bofh2.html is the page to link to for many more pages from this book

Vienna Codex 1856, a Burgundian Manuscript of c.1470 written and illuminated on black vellum. http://www.dndgalleries.com/bofh2.html is the page to link to for many more pages from this book

c.94v, cross-carpet page for St. Mark., Lindisfarne Gospels  British Library, London, England

c.94v, cross-carpet page for St. Mark., Lindisfarne Gospels British Library, London, England

[Unknown, Book of Durrow: carpet page, cross surrounded by animal interlace, ink, tempera/parchment, British Isles, c.a. 680, Early Medieval Europe] Uses only four colors to decorate: red, green, yellow and brown. Symmetry is present in the interlace border, each side mirroring the other.The text uses a broad color palete: purple, lilac, red, pink, green, yellow being those most often used.(cowredvines, 191)

[Unknown, Book of Durrow: carpet page, cross surrounded by animal interlace, ink, tempera/parchment, British Isles, c.a. 680, Early Medieval Europe] Uses only four colors to decorate: red, green, yellow and brown. Symmetry is present in the interlace border, each side mirroring the other.The text uses a broad color palete: purple, lilac, red, pink, green, yellow being those most often used.(cowredvines, 191)

This is the verso of an illuminated bifolio crafted by art historian and artist Maureen Cox-Brown. This particular image is a copy of the John cross-carpet page (folio 210v) from the Lindisfarne Gospels.

This is the verso of an illuminated bifolio crafted by art historian and artist Maureen Cox-Brown. This particular image is a copy of the John cross-carpet page (folio 210v) from the Lindisfarne Gospels.

Vikings Attack Lindisfarne  793    There were several important monasteries and dioceses at the time: Hexham, Lindisfarne (north), and Canterbury in the south. These monastic centers were the residences for the bishop, monks and other clerics but, more importantly, they were centers for religion, education, and learning. Monasteries had libraries and Lindisfarne was the origin of the Lindisfarne Gospels which is famous because of its intricate calligraphy and illumination (Lyon, 1991, p…

Vikings Attack Lindisfarne 793 There were several important monasteries and dioceses at the time: Hexham, Lindisfarne (north), and Canterbury in the south. These monastic centers were the residences for the bishop, monks and other clerics but, more importantly, they were centers for religion, education, and learning. Monasteries had libraries and Lindisfarne was the origin of the Lindisfarne Gospels which is famous because of its intricate calligraphy and illumination (Lyon, 1991, p…

A historiated initial from the Gero Codex and check out the fantastic pink background (who says pink is not a medieval color)  http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2007/03/gero-codex.html

A historiated initial from the Gero Codex and check out the fantastic pink background (who says pink is not a medieval color) http://bibliodyssey.blogspot.com/2007/03/gero-codex.html