The ninth-century Book of Cerne offers a fascinating insight into Insular culture and is the only surviving illuminated manuscript that can be firmly attributed to the powerful Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia.The acrostic poem, fol. 21 r The poem is written in coloured inks, probably in the a#39; lapseda#39; hand of the Artist-scribe (see fig. 5). The viscosity of these inks has somewhat affected the appearance of the script and probably contributed to Bishopa#39;sanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Book of Cerne|
|Author||:||Michelle P. Brown|
|Publisher||:||University of Toronto Press - 1996|