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Podcast Episode 12: Lindisfarne Gospels

Welcome back to Accessible Art History: The Podcast! For the 12th episode, we are traveling to the British Isles to learn all about the Lindisfarne Gospels. They are a magnificent example of Hiberno-Saxon/Insular medieval manuscripts. To listen to the full episode, click here or download it onto your favorite platform.



Portrait of St. Mark - Lindisfarne Gospels

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Chi Ro symbol - Gospel of Matthew - Lindisfarne Gospels

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Carpet Page Lindisfarne Gospels

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Ruins of the Lindisfarne Monastery

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St. Cuthbert - 12th century illuminated manuscript

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Sources


Gardner's Art through the Ages, 12th edition by Fred S. Kleiner


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lindisfarne_Gospels


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lindisfarne


https://www.bl.uk/collection-items/lindisfarne-gospels


https://www.medievalchronicles.com/medieval-art/insular-art/#:~:text=Insular%20art%20refers%20to%20the,and%20Celtic%20styles%20of%20art.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Insular_art


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celtic_Christianity


https://www.ancient.eu/Medieval_Monastery/#:~:text=A%20medieval%20monastery%20was%20an,had%20spread%20to%20Western%20Europe.


https://www.britannica.com/art/illuminated-manuscript


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Illuminated_manuscript#Text



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