Painted Labyrinth: The World of the Lindisfarne Gospels

Painted Labyrinth: The World of the Lindisfarne Gospels

by Michelle Brown
     
 

Published to coincide with a British Library exhibition of the same name, Painted Labyrinth: The World of the Lindisfarne Gospels looks at the background and history of this breathtaking artwork and symbol of Christian faith. Both illustrated and readable, the book is divided into short sections, each examining an aspect of the Anglo-Saxon world, the

Overview


Published to coincide with a British Library exhibition of the same name, Painted Labyrinth: The World of the Lindisfarne Gospels looks at the background and history of this breathtaking artwork and symbol of Christian faith. Both illustrated and readable, the book is divided into short sections, each examining an aspect of the Anglo-Saxon world, the heritage of the people who lived and ruled at this time, and how and why this great book was created. There is a list of suggested further reading, and a complete list of artifacts and manuscripts in the accompanying exhibition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780712348119
Publisher:
British Library, The
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author


Michelle P. Brown is a renowned manuscripts specialist.She is the author of The Lindisfarne Gospels: Society, Spirituality and the Scribe.

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