The Lindisfarne Gospels

The Lindisfarne Gospels The Lindisfarne Gospels: the outstanding achievement of early medieval western art The Lindisfarne Gospels must be the outstanding artistic creation of the early Middle Ages with their breathtaking colours and the innumerable detailed ornamental decoration. The text uses 45 colours and tones: including intricate spirals, beautiful whorls, and fantastic bird and animal…

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