Lindisfarne, also called Holy Island, and the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, is a tidal island off the northeast coast of England, which constitutes the civil parish of Holy Island in Northumberland. Holy Island has a recorded history from the 6th century AD; it was an important centre of Celtic Christianity under Saints Aidan , Cuthbert ...
Lindisfarne. / 55.68, -1.8025. Ubicación (Northumberland). Lindisfarne es una isla con un castillo monasterio, localizada al norte de Gran Bretaña. Fue el primer monasterio atacado por los vikingos el 8 de junio del año 793 d. C., 1 2 fecha considerada como el inicio de la Era vikinga .
The Holy Island of Lindisfarne. In 635AD Saint Aidan came from Iona and chose to found his monastery on the island of Lindisfarne. From here the Christian message flourished throughout the world. The Island web site for visitors wanting information on our heritage, accommodation, produce and community.
Holy Island is a pint-sized island that holds pubs and cafés a-plenty, coastal Lindisfarne Castle and ancient Lindisfarne Priory. Always check safe crossing times before visiting Holy Island, as it becomes separated from the rest of the world and completely inaccessible twice a day due to the tide.
Lindisfarne raid, Viking assault in 793 on the island of Lindisfarne (Holy Island) off the coast of what is now Northumberland. The monastery at Lindisfarne was the preeminent centre of Christianity in the kingdom of Northumbria. The event sent tremors throughout English Christendom and marked the beginning of the Viking Age in Europe.
Lindisfarne – also known as Holy Island – is one of the most important centres of early English Christianity. Irish monks settled here in AD 635 and the monastery became the centre of a major saint’s cult celebrating its bishop, Cuthbert. The masterpiece now known as the Lindisfarne Gospels was created here in the early 8th century.
11 de mar. de 2020 · Lindisfarne is a tidal island famous for a Christian monastery constructed in the 7th century. In 793 the Vikings sacked the monastery in an attack that stunned medieval Christians.