I Love Illuminated Manuscripts

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    The Book Of Kells

    The Book of Kells This page from the Book of Kells shows an eight-circle cross - one of the central motifs of this manuscript, all of which focus on aspects of Christ's life and message.This detail shows the heads of lions and chalices spouting vines. The Book of Kells (Trinity...
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Dec 19, 2010

    Symbol

    Bibliophilia never comes to a halt completely.In the days second hand books were cheaperthan newspapers, I bought thousands of themuntil I ran into trouble stashing my treasures.It was with pain in the heartthat I stopped visitingthrift shops and the like.In spite of that...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    Dec 20, 2010

    Love Them!

    there's a group for this--how cool!  yes, i have always loved illuminated manuscripts--they're so beautiful.  one of my goals in life is to see the book of kells in person...or any others that i can find! years ago i did this kind of art myself, too.  my work has...
    natasha9 natasha9
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Aug 1, 2009
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