Book of Kells 800 AD

Lindisfarne Gospels -- Initial Page of the Gospel of St. The Lindisfarne Gospels was produced around the year 700 AD in a monastery off the coast of Northumberland at Lindisfarne

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Book of kells. Color Inspiration for a project

The Book of Kells - #31daysofmedievalmanuscripts #write31days

The Book of Kells – Day One of Medieval Manuscripts

Historiated initial from the Codex Gisle, by Gisela von Kerssenbrock

Announced by Quaternio, the Gradual of Gisela von Kerssenbrock (Codex Gisle) is the amazing facsimile of a rare manuscript painted by a nun from Rulle.

The Oldest Sephardic Haggadah (Circa 1350)  ~ Considered the most beautiful Jewish illuminated manuscript in existence, and the oldest Sephardic Haggadah, the Sarajevo Haggadah, was produced in the mid-14th century in Barcelona, Spain. It was written on bleached calfskin and illuminated in copper and gold, and opens with 34 pages of illustrations of biblical scenes from creation through the death of Moses.  It is preserved at the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina  in Sarajevo.

SEFARAD / Jewish Spain - Considered the most beautiful Jewish illuminated manuscript in existence, and the oldest Sephardic Haggadah, the Sarajevo Haggadah, was produced in Barcelona, Spain.

Book of Kells,  housed at Trinity College, Dublin. Ancient Celtic illuminated book of the 4 gospels, written in Latin

Book of Kells

Book of Kells, housed at Trinity College, Dublin. Ancient Celtic illuminated book of the 4 gospels, written in Latin

Man, Lion, Bull and Eagle  с. 800  From the Book of Kells  Illuminated manuscript  Trinity College, Dublin

Book of Kells Man, Lion, Bull and Eagle с. 800 From the Book of Kells Illuminated manuscript Trinity College, Dublin

Decorated text from the <em>Book of Durrow</em> produced in Ireland or England (Northumbria), c. 650-700 CE. This folio shows beginning of the Gospel of Mark.

Ireland's Exquisite Insular Art

Ireland experienced a remarkable golden age of scholasticism and artistic achievement from c. Insular art emerged in this exuberant era.

The Book of Hours, 15th and 16th centuries

No question the printing press was necessary for progress, but is okay if I lament the end of artful manuscripts?

The Book of Durrow | written and designed around 680 CE | Earliest fully designed ornamented Celtic book|

The Book of Durrow, written and designed around AD Earliest fully designed ornamented Celtic book

Book/Manuscript: Book of Kells  VII Century, Ireland / Scotland  Page (Folio): 12r    initial letter M with man

Book/Manuscript: Book of Kells VII Century, Ireland / Scotland Page (Folio): initial letter M with man

Insular art, also known as Hiberno-Saxon art, is the style of art produced in the post-Roman history of the British Isles. The term derives from insula, the Latin term for "island"; in this period Britain and Ireland shared a largely common style different from that of the rest of Europe. Arts historians usually group insular art as part of the Migration Period art movement as well as Early Medieval Western art, and it is the combination of these two traditions that give the style its…

Book of Kells - Dublin The Book of Kells, (folio circa showing the lavishly decorated text that opens the Gospel of John.

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