St cuthbert

Shrine of St Cuthbert , photo © Durham Cathedral and Jarrold Publishing

England Travel Inspiration - Shrine of St Cuthbert , photo © Durham Cathedral and Jarrold Publishing

Miniature of St Cuthbert in a boat at sea, with two other men, from Chapter 11 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert, England (Durham), 4th quarter of the 12th century, Yates Thompson MS 26, f. 26r

Miniature of St Cuthbert in a boat at sea, with two other men, from Chapter 11 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert, England (Durham) - late

Preserved: A page in the St Cuthbert Gospel, a remarkably preserved palm-sized book which is a manuscript copy of the Gospel of John in Latin

Europe's oldest book: Ancient Lindisfarne gospel which survived pillaging Vikings and lay in a saint's coffin for centuries

In the beginning was the word: The first page of the St Cuthbert Gospel, a remarkably preserved palm-sized book which is a manuscript copy of the Gospel of John in Latin.

Kreslicí guma - fix 0,7 mm - Výtvarné potřeby - Pébeo, Canson, Derwent, Kuretake, Cretacolor a St Cuthberts Mill

Kreslicí guma - fix 0,7 mm - Výtvarné potřeby - Pébeo, Canson, Derwent, Kuretake, Cretacolor a St Cuthberts Mill

St Cuthberts Mill // Saunders Waterford Watercolour Paper

St Cuthberts Mill // Saunders Waterford Watercolour Paper

Saint Cuthbert (c. 634 – 20 March 687) was an Anglo-Saxon monk, bishop and hermit, associated with the monasteries of Melrose and Lindisfarne in the Kingdom of Northumbria. After his death he became one of the most important medieval saints of England, with a cult centred at Durham Cathedral. Cuthbert is regarded as the patron saint of northern England. His feast day is 20 March.

The discovery that Saint Cuthbert’s body is incorrupt, from an early illustrated version of Bede’s Life of Cuthbert (London, British Library, MS fol.

"Figure of St Peter from the fragmentary stole of St Cuthbert, worked in England between 909 and 916."

This set of vestments are examples of Anglo-Saxon Embroidery. They are worked with gold thread and coloured silks in stem stitch, split stitch and surface couching. These vestments are covered in figures, who are archtypes rather than individuals.

Europe's Oldest Known Book -- The 7th Century St. Cuthbert's Gospel (a copy of the Gospel of St John) was buried w/ St. Cuthbert on the island of Lindisfarne (off the coast of Northumberland) in about 698. His coffin was removed to Durham to preserve it from Viking raiders & the book was discovered when the coffin was opened at Durham Cathedral in 1104. This is the original red leather binding.

Europe's Oldest Known Book -- The 7th Century St. Cuthbert's Gospel (a copy of the Gospel of St John) was buried w/ St. Cuthbert on the island of Lindisfarne (off the coast of Northumberland) in about 698. His coffin was removed to Durham to preserve it from Viking raiders & the book was discovered when the coffin was opened at Durham Cathedral in 1104. This is the original red leather binding.

Bede's Life of St Cuthbert showing Tynemouth - a great combination of North East's finest! The miniature shows two monks at the monastery of Tynemouth praying for the safety of those blown away in a gale, from Chapter 3 of Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert, England (Durham), 4th quarter of the 12th century, Yates Thompson MS 26, f. 11r

Bede's prose Life of St Cuthbert (London, British Library, MS Yates Thompson f.

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