Book of Durrow: An Illustrated Introduction

Book of Durrow: An Illustrated Introduction


By (author) Bernard Meehan

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  • Publisher: Roberts Rinehart Publishers
  • Format: Hardback | 94 pages
  • Dimensions: 191mm x 251mm x 18mm | 590g
  • Publication date: 1 January 1996
  • Publication City/Country: Niwot, CO
  • ISBN 10: 1570980535
  • ISBN 13: 9781570980534

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Written by monks in Early Christian Ireland, the Book of Durrow is the earliest surviving fully-decorated insular Gospel book. This volume provides a guided tour of the masterpiece by the Keeper of Manuscripts at Trinity College Library in Dublin, with some 40 color reproductions taken specifically for this book, accompanied by interpretation of the pictures and symbols within and surrounding the ornamented letters. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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