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Celtic Illumination: The Irish Schoolby Courtney Davis
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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)
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.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 92) and index.
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