Story Of Holy Island Paperback

An illustrated history

by Kate Tristram;

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Story Of Holy Island

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Holy Island is one of Britain’s foremost places of pilgrimage, attracting 650,000 visitors each year.

Kate Tristam is a well-known island resident whose talks on the history of Lindisfarne hold visitors spellbound. A historian and a priest in the Church of England, she is ideally qualified to tell the remarkable story of this captivating place.

From its misty beginnings as part of the mainland in the Stone Age right up to the present day, this popular history covers
• its formation as an island
• the Roman and Anglo-Saxon eras
• the influence of Columba and Iona
• Lindisfarne’s own apostle, Aidan
• the making of the Lindisfarne Gospels
• Cuthbert, Cedd, Chad and Aidan’s other followers
• Hilda and the community at Whitby
• Bede and the monastic tradition
• the coming of the Vikings
• the Benedictine years and dissolution of the monasteries…and more.

Story Of Holy Island by Kate Tristram was published by Canterbury Press in June 2009 and is our 39253rd best seller. The ISBN for Story Of Holy Island is 9781853119453.

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Details for Story Of Holy Island

Page last updated 5th December 2015
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherCanterbury Press (June 2009)
Number of Pages192
Thickness10 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
Product Code1922565
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