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The Lindisfarne Gospels Highlights (Facsimile Edition) For This Facsimile Edition Each Page Of The Original Manuscript Now Held At The British Library Has Been Meticulously Photographed In Full Colour To The Most Exacting Of StandardsThe Lindisfarne Gospels Is One Of The Most Magnificent Manuscripts Of The Early Middle Ages It Was Almost Years Old When The Domesday Book Was Compiled, Years Old When Magna Carta Was Witnessed, And Over Years Old When Gutenberg Invented Movable TypeIt Was Written And Decorated At The End Of The Th Century By The Monk Eadfrith, Who Became Bishop Of Lindisfarne In And Died In Its Original Leather Binding, Long Since Lost, Was Made By Ethelwald, Who Succeeded Eadfrith As Bishop, And Was Decorated With Jewels And Precious Metals Later In The Th Century By Billfrith The AnchoriteThe Latin Text Of The Gospels Is Translated Word By Word In An Old English Gloss, The Earliest Surviving Example Of The Gospel Text In Any Form Of The English Language, It Was Added Between The Lines In The Mid Th Century By Aldred, Provost Of Chester Le Street Today The Manuscript Is Once Again Bound In Silver And Jewels, In Covers Made In At The Expense Of Edward Maltby, Bishop Of Durham The Design Is Based On Motifs Drawn From The Decoration Of The Manuscript ItselfThis Is An EBookTreasures Edition Which Includes Pages From The Manuscript And Interpretation On All Openings