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Lindisfarne Gospels - St John ff. 210v-211

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The cross-carpet page and major initial introducing St John's Gospel offer the last major decoration in the manuscript. They are of quite exceptional exuberance and complexity, offering all the different elements of Eadfrith's decorative vocabulary within a single final tour de force.


 
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