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An introduction to illuminated manuscripts before 800, by the British Library

http://prodigi.bl.uk/illcat/TourIntro1.asp The Lindisfarne Gospels, an eighth-century manuscript in which sacred calligraphy is combined with intricate decoration to produce one of the loveliest books in the British Library. Cotton Nero D IV, f.139 Drunk As Drunk Drunk as drunk on turpentine … Continue reading

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