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  • Hardcover
  • 96 pages
  • The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin (Second Edition)
  • Bernard Meehan
  • English
  • 10 May 2019
  • 0500277907

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The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin (Second Edition)Beautiful by far the best modern short account of one of the great monuments of early Irish civilization required reading for anyone interested in the subject The Irish TimesThe 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 endless fascination This edition reproduces the most important of the fully decorated pages plus a series of enlargements showing the almost unbelievable minuteness of the detail spiral and interlaced patterns, human and animal ornament a combination of high seriousness and humor The text is by Bernard Meehan, the Keeper of Manuscripts at Trinity College, Dublincolor illustrations


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