Use and Experience of the Sacred Writings Contained Within Pocket Gospels of Early Medieval Ireland

For UNC Art Department professor Dorothy Verkerk’s Fall 2016 course Early Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts, Professor Verkerk requested that each student select a pre-1100 manuscript of any region upon which to focus.  Compelled by the portability and intimate style of the Irish pocket gospels, I chose to investigate how readers of the time might have interacted with and understood the Irish pocket gospels.  Continue reading “Use and Experience of the Sacred Writings Contained Within Pocket Gospels of Early Medieval Ireland”