Ben Mackworth-Praed The Book of Kells

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The Book of Kells

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'The Book of Kells' is a richly illustrated medieval manuscript version of the four Gospels, now held in Trinity College in Dublin. This text presents a selection of pages from the book, with explanatory notes placing the pages in context.

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These exquisite little hardcover volumes of classic illuminated manuscripts--with gold-leaf detailing and sumptuous full-color illustrations--are elegant as well as inexpensive, making them the perfect gift or impulse buy for all who cherish the rich legacy of Christian art.

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The Book of Kells, less widely known as the Book of Columba, is an ornately illustrated manuscript, produced by Celtic monks around AD 800 in the style known as Insular art. It is one of the more lavishly illuminated manuscripts to survive from the Middle Ages and has been described as one of the greatest examples of Western calligraphy and illumination. It contains the four gospels of the Bible in Latin, along with prefatory and explanatory matter decorated with numerous colourful illustrations and illuminations. Today it is on permanent display at the Trinity College Library in Dublin, Ireland where it attracts over 500,000 visitors per year.

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