The Book of Kells

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The Book of Kells
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Publisher : Random House
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ISBN : 9781407024257
Pages : 64 pages
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The Book of Kells is the richest and most copiously illustrated book of in the Celto-Saxon style that still survives. However, despite its rarity and fame, there is little that is known about it. Reproducing over sixty of the wonderful images from the book itself, this guide describes the hidden meanings behind the illustrations and opens our eyes to the history behind them. Picking out the most interesting, beautiful and unique images from the 339 vellum leaves that comprise the book as a whole, it gives an illuminating insight into the manuscript and its creation. This book will appeal to everyone from the hundreds of thousands of people visiting the Book of Kells at Trinity College Dublin every year, to those interested in history, art, ancient artefacts or the gospels and anyone with a passion for beautiful objects.

The Book of Kells

The Book of Kells is the richest and most copiously illustrated book of in the Celto-Saxon style that still survives. However, despite its rarity and fame, there is little that is known about it. Reproducing over sixty of the wonderful images from the book itself, this guide describes the hidden

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The Book of Kells

Among the very finest of all insular manuscripts, the Book of Kells receives magnificent treatment in this beautiful new study. Illustrated in full colour throughout, the book also contains over 80 actual size reproductions of the manuscript's most important and spectacular pages. But this volume is about much more than the

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The Book of Kells

Barbara Crooker's eighth book of poetry, The Book of Kells, focuses on the illuminated medieval manuscript with a series of meditations on its various aspects, from the ink and pigments used by the scribes and illustrators to the various plants, animals, and figures depicted on its pages, including the punctuation

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The Book of Kells

A captivating guide to Ireland's greatest cultural treasure--the Book of Kells manuscript at Trinity College, Dublin.

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The Book of Kells

A contemporary couple journeys back in time to ancient Ireland in this delightful fantasy by the author of Tea with the Black Dragon. John Thornburn is an artist, mild-mannered and nonviolent. To make ends meet, he teaches some courses in Celtic design. And although his background is half Micmac Indian,

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Color Your Own Book of Kells

Twenty-eight full-page, ready-to-color illustrations from one of the most beautiful books of the early Middle Ages depict Celtic spirals and interlacings, celestial figures, saints, Celtic crosses, and other finely detailed elements.

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The Golden Haggadah

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Word and Image in the Book of Kells

"[The Book of Kells' contains almost 2000 decorated initials, the majority of which are formed by human figures, beasts, birds and fish. This title offers an in-depth examination of the smaller decorated initials, script layout, and marginalia of this book]" -- jacket cover.

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The Book of Kells and the Art of Illumination

The Book of Kells and the Art of Illumination brings together the Gospel of St. Mark from the 1200-year-old Irish masterpiece with a selection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts which demonstrate the legacy of Kells throughout the centuries, both in terms of Gospel illustration and of the illuminated book. Not

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Exploring the Book of Kells

A beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells - now in paperback. Here George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals the mysteries hidden in this magnificent manuscript. He introduces the monks who made the book and guides the reader through the intricate detail

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Exploring the Book of Kells

A beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells. George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals the mysteries hidden in this magnificent manuscript, and the lives of the monks who made it. Newly-expanded colour plate section.

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Scriptorium

It was in the year of our Lord, 800, when the Viking invasions had begun and we feared for our lives. On the Isle of Iona in a Christian monastery, Aeden and his brethren work to transcribe the Gospel of John. Together, they create parchment and intricate designs, illuminating them with

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Pages from the Book of Kells

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Celtic Art

First published in the UK in 1990, this lavishly illustrated survey of Celtic arts and crafts from 700 BC to 700 AD includes a discussion of the origin and identity of the Celts, the antecedents of Celtic art, and the relationship of the Celts and their art to ancient Mediterranean civilisation. Also presents

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The Book of Kells

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