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John from BL Add 40618, f. 49v

John from BL Add 40618, f. 49v

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Summary

Evangelist miniature of John; part of a programme of modernisation of an eighth-century Irish pocket Gospelbook, possibly carried out at Winchester or Canterbury, added to the volume in the tenth century. Image taken from f. 49v of Gospel Book, imperfect (Vulgate version, Irish textual family) (index New Testament, Bible). Written in Latin.
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0700 - 0800
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British Library
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