Friday, January 14, 2011

Lindisfarne Gospels and the Old English Hexateuch added to British Library Digitised Manuscripts

We are delighted to announce that full colour images of two iconic treasures, the Lindisfarne Gospels and the Old English Hexateuch, have been added to our Digitised Manuscripts site.

The Lindisfarne Gospels is one of the great masterpieces of medieval western art. Dated conventionally to the first decades of the 8th century, the manuscript is adorned with beautiful carpet-pages, miniatures of the evangelists, and decorated initials.

Click here to read the full post from the British Library