London BL Cotton MS Nero D IV: Lindisfarne Gospels, f.139r: Gospel of Luke, initial page

Creator:
Eadfrith, Bishop of Lindisfarne, d. 721
Published/Created:
Northumbrian island monastery of Lindisfarne
ca. 715-720
Physical Description:
340 × 250 mm
Materials:
pigment on vellum
Notes:
Manuscript of the four Gospels, in Latin, written and illuminated on vellum in the Northumbrian island monastery of Lindisfarne at the end of the 7th century AD (London, BL, Cotton MS. Nero D. IV). It is the most complete and best documented of all the In
Topics:
Manuscripts -- Britain -- 8th century -- (YVRC)
Manuscripts -- Celtic -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Early Medieval
Culture:
Anglo-Saxon
Accession Number:
1865-042r
Genre:
illuminated manuscripts (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Paintings & Drawings
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Source Note:
J Backhouse Lindisfarne Gospels Phaidon 1981 p 53
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Original Repository:
London, England: British Library
Local Record Number:
Portfolio Item ID: 216887
OID:
487084
PID:
digcoll:2092070