Book of Kells

Chi-Rho-Iota (XPI) page, folio 34 recto of the Book of Kells, probably from Iona, Scotland, late eighth or early ninth century.

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

From the public domain book, "A practical treatise on the art of illuminating : with examples, chromographed in fac-simile and in outline, of the styles prevailing at different periods, from the sixth century to the present time ([1873])."

From the public domain book, "A practical treatise on the art of illuminating : with examples, chromographed in fac-simile and in outline, of the styles prevailing at different periods, from the sixth century to the present time

Almugavar Hours, Decorative border and incipit with floral motifs and birds, Walters Manuscript W.420, fol. 136r

Almugavar Hours, Decorative border and incipit with floral motifs and birds, Walters Manuscript fol. This book of hours was produced ca. for a member of the Catalonian Almugavar (or Almogàver) family.

The Book of Kells is a masterwork of Western calligraphy and represents the pinnacle of Insular illumination.

The Book Of Kells - the most beautiful illuminated manuscript ever created .Century demand for illuminated manuscripts had begun to decline. Book Of Kells , Trinity College , Dublin .

Late medieval Book of Hours (Flanders Book of Hours, circa 1470)

Scene from a past life: Late medieval Book of Hours (Flanders Book of Hours, circa

Capital from the Song of Solomon in Winchester Cathedral

medieval-women: “ Capital from the Song of Solomon in Winchester Cathedral, circa Source”

folio from the Macclesfield Psalter. 1330. illuminated manuscript. East Anglia, UK.

Folio from the Macclesfield Psalter ~ 1330 ~ illuminated manuscript ~ East Anglia, UK ~ Illustrated medieval prayer book

Celtic Illuminations 3

Book of Kells is the Western world's most beautiful illuminated manuscript. Since the Book of Kells has been in the Library of Trinity College in Dublin.

Book of Kells - if you look closer at this you can see which of the Tain Silver products have been inspired by this design

page in book of kells

A page from the Book of Kells; an illuminated manuscript, created by Celtic monks around the year

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detail--Book of Kells miniature - Ireland's greatest treasure created about 800 CE - calligraphy illumination medieval monks

detail--Book of Kells miniature - Ireland, created about 800 CE - calligraphy illumination medieval monks

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