Lindisfarne Gospels: Folio 3 Recto

Folio 3 recto from the Lindisfarne Gospels. The first of five major decorated openings in the manuscript introduces the letter which St Jerome addressed to Pope Damasus, at whose request he carried out the revision of the Latin Bible text during the late 4th century.

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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