Lindisfarne Gospels: Folio 94 Verso

Folio 94 verso from the Lindisfarne Gospels; cross-carpet page for St. Mark.

Lindisfarne Gospels: Folio 138 Verso

Folio 138 verso from the Lindisfarne Gospels; cross-carpet page before St. Luke.

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.

Lindisfarne Gospels: Folio 139 Recto

Folio 139 recto from the Lindisfarne Gospels; the opening words of the Gospel of St. Luke: ‘Quoniam quidem multi conati sunt ordinare narrationem’, Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration.

Lindisfarne Gospels: Folio 210 Verso

Folio 210 verso from the Lindisfarne Gospels; a cross-carpet page.

Lindisfarne Gospels: Folio 2 Verso

Folio 2 verso from the Lindisfarne Gospels; a cross-carpet page.

Lindisfarne Gospels: Folio 211 Recto

Folio 211 recto from the Lindisfarne Gospels; the beginning of the Gospel According to St. John.

Lindisfarne Gospels: Folio 93 Verso

Folio 93 verso from the Lindisfarne Gospels; St. Mark done after the classical style.

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.

Lindisfarne Gospels: Folio 27 Recto

Folio 27 recto from the Lindisfarne Gospels. Incipit to the Gospel of St. Matthew.

Lindisfarne Gospels: Folio 25 Verso

Folio 25 verso from the Lindisfarne Gospels; St. Matthew.

Lindisfarne Gospels: Folio 11 Recto

Folio 11 recto from the Lindisfarne Gospels; the second of sixteen pages of Eusebian canons.