The Book of Kells

Written By Ben Mackworth-Praed
The Book of Kells
  • Publsiher : Random House
  • Release : 13 August 2020
  • ISBN : 1407024256
  • Pages : 64 pages
  • Rating : 3/5 from 4 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Book of Kells written by Ben Mackworth-Praed which was release on 13 August 2020, this book published by Random House. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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
  • Author : Ben Mackworth-Praed
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2020-08-13
  • Total pages : 64
  • ISBN : 1407024256
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Summary : 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

The Book of Kells
  • Author : Bernard Meehan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1407024256
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Summary : 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 ...

The Book of Kells

The Book of Kells
  • Author : Bernard Meehan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-01-31
  • Total pages : 96
  • ISBN : 1407024256
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Summary : A captivating guide to Ireland's greatest cultural treasure--the Book of Kells manuscript at Trinity College, Dublin....

The Book of Kells

The Book of Kells
  • Author : Sir Edward Sullivan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Total pages : 138
  • ISBN : 1407024256
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Summary : Illustrated and annotated manuscript of The Book of Kells....

Exploring the Book of Kells

Exploring the Book of Kells
  • Author : George Otto Simms,David Rooney,Eoin O'Brien
  • Publisher : O'Brien Press
  • Release Date : 2008-01
  • Total pages : 71
  • ISBN : 1407024256
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Summary : A beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells. Here George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals the mysteries hidden in this magnificent manuscript....

The Book of Kells

The Book of Kells
  • Author : R. A. MacAvoy
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2014-04-01
  • Total pages : 364
  • ISBN : 1407024256
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Summary : 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, ...

The Book of Kells

The Book of Kells
  • Author : Françoise Henry
  • Publisher : Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Total pages : 226
  • ISBN : 1407024256
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Summary : Illustrations with explanatory notes provide a practical reference to details in the decoration of the manuscript...

Celtic Ornaments from the Book of Kells

Celtic Ornaments from the Book of Kells
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1892
  • Total pages : 12
  • ISBN : 1407024256
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Summary : Download or read online Celtic Ornaments from the Book of Kells written by , published by which was released on 1892. Get Celtic Ornaments from the Book of Kells Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Book of Kells

The Book of Kells
  • Author : Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland)
  • Publisher : Scolar Press
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Total pages : 603
  • ISBN : 1407024256
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Summary : 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 ...

The Book of Kells

The Book of Kells
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1961
  • Total pages : 20
  • ISBN : 1407024256
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Summary : Download or read online The Book of Kells written by , published by which was released on 1961. Get The Book of Kells Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

The Book of Kells

The Book of Kells
  • Author : Edward Sullivan,Johan Adolf Bruun
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1988-01-01
  • Total pages : 138
  • ISBN : 1407024256
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Summary : Download or read online The Book of Kells written by Edward Sullivan,Johan Adolf Bruun, published by which was released on 1988-01-01. Get The Book of Kells Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Early Medieval Text and Image Volume 2

Early Medieval Text and Image Volume 2
  • Author : Jennifer O'Reilly
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-07-09
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1407024256
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Summary : When she died in 2016, Dr Jennifer O’Reilly left behind a body of published and unpublished work in three areas of medieval studies: the iconography of the Gospel Books produced in early medieval Ireland and Anglo-Saxon England; the writings of Bede and his older Irish contemporary, Adomnán of Iona; ...

The Book of Kells

The Book of Kells
  • Author : Carol Farr
  • Publisher : London ; Toronto : British Library and University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 196
  • ISBN : 1407024256
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Summary : Created between the seventh and ninth centuries AD, The Book of Kells is one of the great cultural icons of the medieval West. In the past, it has received a great deal of popular and scholarly attention, but only recently has its labyrinth of meaning and references begun to be ...

The Book of Kells

The Book of Kells
  • Author : Victoria Whitworth
  • Publisher : Head of Zeus Ltd
  • Release Date : 2021-11-04
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1407024256
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Summary : An illustrated account of one of the most famous manuscripts in the world....

The Book of Kells

The Book of Kells
  • Author : Barbara Crooker
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-12-13
  • Total pages : 88
  • ISBN : 1407024256
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Summary : 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 ...