Lindisfarne Gospels: Folio 29 Recto

Folio 29 recto from the Lindisfarne Gospels; St Matthew’s Gospel includes a second major initial page, marking the beginning of the Christmas story. The first three lines contain the words: Christi autem generatio sic erat — Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise.

Published by Christian Clay Columba Campbell

Christian Clay Columba Campbell is a Roman Catholic of the Anglican Use. As Senior Warden of the Cathedral of the Incarnation (Orlando, FL), he organised the process by which the parish accepted the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum coetibus, petitioning to join the Catholic Church. The Anglican Cathedral is now the Church of the Incarnation in the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. Personal queries should be directed to me at eccentricbliss dot com.

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