Tuesday, April 17, 2012

British Library St. Cuthbert Gospel

  • It is undoubtedly one of the worlds most important books, said Scot McKendrick, head of history and classics at the British Library. Most people who know about books know about the St. Cuthbert Gospel.
  • (Reuters UK)
  • The oldest intact European book - the St Cuthbert gospel - is to remain in the UK after the British Library raised £9m to buy it. The acquisition of the 7th Century copy of the Gospel of St John follows the librarys largest fundraising campaign.
  • (Modern Ghana)
  • The 7th Century St Cuthbert's Gospel will go on display at Durham's Unesco World Heritage Site and the British Library in Durham, with both centre's sharing the manuscript equally.
  • (Sunderland Echo)
  • THE British Library has paid £9 million ($14m) to acquire the St. Cuthbert Gospel, a remarkably well-preserved survivor of seventh-century Britain described by the library as the oldest European book to survive fully intact.
  • (The Australian)
  • LONDON: The St Cuthbert gospel, Europes oldest intact book, will remain in Britain after a record-breaking fundraising campaign by the British Library, said the library on Tuesday. Half of the £9 million ($14.2 million, 10.
  • (Channel NewsAsia)
  • The British Library raised STG9 million ($A13.85 million) to buy the St Cuthbert Gospel, the earliest surviving intact European book.
  • (Big Pond)
  • LONDON The British Library has paid £9 million pounds ($14.3 million Cdn) to acquire the St. Cuthbert Gospel, a remarkably well-preserved survivor of seventh-century Britain described by the library as the oldest European book to survive fully intact.
  • (Hamilton Spectator)
  • British Library buys $14.3M ancient gospel The British Library has paid 9 million pounds (US$14.3 million) to acquire the St.
  • (Newswest9.com)

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