Kingston Down Brooch, Anglo-Saxon, Early 7th Century: Lindisfarne Gospels Exhibition
Kingston Down brooch, Anglo-Saxon, early 7th century. Painted Labyrinth: the World of the Lindisfarne Gospels. An exhibition held at the British Library 16th May to 28th September 2003.
The Warminster Jewel – an Anglo Saxon aestel or manuscript pointer that dates back to the time of Alfred the Great, circa 9th century
DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund – 2012 Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum has been awarded £100,000 to towards the development of the Archaeology of Wessex gallery. Overview of the project This new gallery will be of international importance, telling the story of Salisbury and the surrounding area from prehistoric times to the Norman Conquest. The Archaeology of Wessex gallery will show why Salisbury has a unique place in the region’s and nation’s history. Our…
The Lindisfarne Gospels
The British Library is putting its treasury of medieval manuscripts online, starting with the most famous. To celebrate, here are some pages and details from the Lindisfarne Gospels. This masterpiece of Anglo-Saxon art was begun, our sources say, in 698 by Eadfrith, bishop of Lindisfarne (d. 721?). The text has Old English glosses added by Aldred, provost of Chester-le-Street (fl. c. 970). The decoration was done sometime in between by more than one person, possibly over a period of decades.
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