The Book Of Kells
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Published by Crescent .
Written in English


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  • Nonfiction - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7703657M
ISBN 100517619873
ISBN 109780517619872

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The Book of Kells: Reproductions from the manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin (Slipcased) by Francoise Henry | Jan 1, out of 5 stars Hardcover More Buying Choices $ (20 used & new offers) The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College Dublin. by . Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin (Second Edition). Feb 09,  · Even though we missed the Book of Kells as it is storage during the renovations, we were given a discounted entry and enjoyed the experience. The staff were friendly and helpful and there was a nice, relaxed atmosphere (Monday morning) which meant there was plenty of time to /5(K). Nov 22,  · The Book of Kells was probably produced in a monastery on the Isle of Iona, Scotland, to honor Saint Columba in the early 8th century. After a Viking raid, the book was moved to Kells, Ireland, sometime in the 9th was stolen in the 11th century, at which time its cover was torn off and it was thrown into a ditch.

Nov 17,  · The Book of Kells is located at the Trinity College in Dublin and it is open for public visits, most times.. The Book of Kells contains the four Gospels of the Christian scriptures written in black, red, purple, and yellow ink in an insular majuscule script, preceded by prefaces, summaries, and concordances of Gospel passages. The Book of Kells is a very famous illuminated manuscript that has been housed in Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland since There is not an exact date for when it was written, but it is estimated that the book was completed around A.D., although it would . The Book of Kells is a masterpiece of medieval art—a brilliantly decorated version of the four Gospels with full-page depictions of Christ, the Virgin and the Evangelists as well as a wealth of smaller decorative painting. The strange imagination displayed in the pages, the impeccable technique and the very fine state of preservation make The Book of Kells an object of/5. The Book of Kells itself doesn't even feature into the story very much, only for a couple of scenes, that have absolutely no bearing on the actual events in the story. It felt like a bunch of irrelevancies muddled up in a semi-interesting plot/5.

7 hours ago · The Book of Kells was produced in the “insular style,” an early medieval style developed in the British Isles and Ireland. Sometimes this style is referred to as Hiberno-Saxon, and it denotes the melding of Anglo Saxon and Celtic art. Hence the gorgeous patterning and loops characteristic of . This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world’s books discoverable online. The Book of Kells Author: Edward Sullivan, The Studio. The Book of Kells isn’t the only illuminated manuscript in the so-called insular style. Monks from the original monastery founded by St Columba also set up other monastic communities including. Apr 01,  · The Book of Kells is not only the finest existing work of its kind, it’s also an Irish national treasure. Believed to have been created around CE, the work is on permanent display at Trinity College Library in Dublin. But now you can see it in close detail without ever setting foot on Irish soil (or even leaving home).