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Celtic Illumination: The Irish School

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Book News Annotation:

Well known Celtic artist Davis reproduces portraits of saints, border designs, Celtic symbols, script, and other images in the Irish School manuscripts from the beginning of the seventh century to the twelfth. He also describes the manuscript and recounts tales of the character, and includes eight full-page color plates. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

A work which presents re-created portraits of the saints, borders, Celtic symbols and elaborate initials from the Irish School manuscripts, spanning the period from the beginning of the 7th century until the 12th century. The accompanying text describes the historical background.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 92) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500280393
Subtitle:
The Irish School
Introduction:
O'Neill, Dennis
Author:
O'Neill, Dennis
Publisher:
Irish Books & Media, Incorporated
Location:
New York :
Subject:
European
Subject:
History - European
Subject:
Illumination of books and manuscripts
Subject:
Calligraphy
Subject:
Celtic literature
Subject:
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Celtic
Subject:
Techniques - Calligraphy
Publication Date:
May 1998
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10.86x8.53x.59 in. .82 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A work which presents re-created portraits of the saints, borders, Celtic symbols and elaborate initials from the Irish School manuscripts, spanning the period from the beginning of the 7th century until the 12th century. The accompanying text describes the historical background.
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