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Lindisfarne Gospels - St Matthew: Second Initial Page f. 29

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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 of this kind.


 
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