carnevalemanfredonia.it
» » Exploring The Book of Kells

eBook Exploring The Book of Kells download

by David Rooney,George Otto Simms

eBook Exploring The Book of Kells download ISBN: 0862781795
Author: David Rooney,George Otto Simms
Publisher: O'Brien; 2nd Edition edition (March 7, 1998)
Language: English
Pages: 72
ePub: 1329 kb
Fb2: 1230 kb
Rating: 4.3
Other formats: lrf lrf txt rtf
Category: History
Subcategory: World

George Otto Simms, David Rooney, Eoin O'Brien. A beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells, one of the world's most famous illuminated manuscripts, with a newly-expanded colour plate section.

George Otto Simms, David Rooney, Eoin O'Brien. Here George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals the mysteries hidden in this magnificent manuscript. He introduces the monks who made the book and guides the reader through the intricate detail of this ancient and exotic book.

George Otto Simms was born in Dublin in 1910. A noted scholar and historian, he lectured and wrote extensively, particularly on The Book of Kells, on which he was internationally recognised as an expert

George Otto Simms was born in Dublin in 1910. He took his BA, MA, BD, PhD, and DD degrees at Trinity College, Dublin. Ordained a priest of the Church of Ireland in 1936, he spent his working life in the service of the church and was Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland from 1969 until his retirement in 1980. A noted scholar and historian, he lectured and wrote extensively, particularly on The Book of Kells, on which he was internationally recognised as an expert. For almost 40 years he contributed a weekly religious feature,'Thinking Aloud', to the Irish Times. George Otto Simms died in 1991.

George Otto Simms was born in Dublin in 1910 George Otto Simms, David Rooney (Illustrator). George Otto Simms, David Rooney (Illustrator).

George Otto Simms is a renowned authority on the Book of Kells and describes this magnificent manuscript. He talks about the monks who made the book and explains the background of the book. First of all,this is a very short,but concise book of a mere 72 pages,with several wonderful B & W line illustrations and 8 full page color photographs of pages from the book. In total,there are 60 color and B & White photographs and illustrations. He tells us in what monastery it was made and what monks made i. t was made.

72 pages : 23 cm. Simms, an authority on the Book of Kells, provides an introduction to the manuscript.

David Rooney,Eoin O'brien. George Otto Simms was born in Dublin in 1910 George Otto Simms died in 1991. Exploring the Book of Kells was Dr. Simms first book for the younger reader and received wide acclaim. George Otto Simms was born in Dublin in 1910.

Author/Artist et. george otto simms david rooney illustrator. Results (1 - 9) of 9.

The Book of Kells is a stunningly beautiful manuscript containing the Four Gospels " Exploring The Book of Kells " by George Otto Simms; illustrated by David Rooney

The Book of Kells is a stunningly beautiful manuscript containing the Four Gospels. It is Ireland's most precious medieval artifact and is generally considered the finest surviving illuminated manuscript to have been produced in medieval Europe. The Book of Kells was probably produced in a monastery on the Isle of Iona, Scotland, to honor Saint Columba in the early 8th century. Exploring The Book of Kells " by George Otto Simms; illustrated by David Rooney. The Book of Kells: Its Function and Audience " (British Library Studies in Medieval Culture) by Carol Ann Farr.

Here George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals th. .A beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells, one of the world's most famous illuminated manuscripts, with a newly-expanded colour plate section

Here George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals th.

A beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells - now in paperback. Here George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals the mysteries hidden in this magnificent manuscript. He introduces the monks who made the book and guides the reader through the intricate detail of this ancient and exotic book.
Comments: (5)
Anararius
a sweet little treasure
a sampling of the beautiful original in Ireland
my mother was 100% IRISH
I grew up longing to see more of these
Hanelynai
Book did not have many photos.
Winn
As advertised
Karg
Anyone who knows anything about ancient books or manuscripts knows about The Book Of Kells.They might also know this book resides in the the library of Trinity College,Dublin,and if they ever visited Dublin,may have even seen it.This is a small ,but very interesting book,that explains what that book is all about and why it is so important.
George Otto Simms is a renowned authority on the Book of Kells and describes this magnificent manuscript.He talks about the monks who made the book and explains the background of the book.
First of all,this is a very short,but concise book of a mere 72 pages,with several wonderful B & W line illustrations and 8 full page color photographs of pages from the book.In total,there are 60 color and B & White photographs and illustrations.He tells us in what monastery it was made and what monks made it.It was made about 800AD,and the text as well as the lettering and artwork was done by different monks ,probably over quite a long time.He also describes how the materials were made that were used in producing the book.
As to what the book is about,first it is written in old Irish, although there are English translations.The book is 13 1/2 X9 1/2 inches and has 16 to17 ,sometimes 18 lines per page.The book covers the Gospels of Mathew ,Mark,Luke and John from the New Testement,;which tell the story of the life and work of Jesus Christ.
Since 1661 the Book of Kells has been kept in the Library of Trinity College,Dublin.It is kept in a climate controlled case,and pages are turned on a regular basis.The book can be viewed by the public.
Sataxe
As. Advertised