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The Book of Kells

Author: Ben Mackworth-Praed

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781407024257

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

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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
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Bernard Meehan
Categories: Book of Kells
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-31 - Publisher:

A captivating guide to Ireland's greatest cultural treasure--the Book of Kells manuscript at Trinity College, Dublin.
The Book of Kells
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Ben Mackworth-Praed
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-13 - Publisher: Random House

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
The Book of Kells
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Bernard Meehan
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher:

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 Book of Kells
Language: en
Pages: 138
Authors: Sir Edward Sullivan
Categories: Art, Medieval
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher:

Illustrated and annotated manuscript of The Book of Kells.
The Book of Kells
Language: en
Pages: 603
Authors: Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland)
Categories: Crafts & Hobbies
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Scolar Press

Today, there are unresolved debates on the critical questions of where and when it was written; on its relationship with other manuscripts and with contemporary metalwork and stonework; on its decorative techniques and influences; and on its liturgical significance. This volume presents papers from the first international conference devoted to