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The Lindisfarne Gospels: A Living Manuscript

Margaret Walker

FORUM: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts, Special Issue 3 (2014).

This article questions how current and previous owners have marked the Lindisfarne Gospels, created 1,300 years ago. Their edits, which would be frowned upon today, are useful for historians to understand how the Gospels have been valued by previous owners and thus why they are so treasured today.

Click here to read this article from the University of Edinburgh

(via Medievalists)