Celtic And Anglo Saxon Art And Ornament In Full Color Cd Rom And Book

Author: J. O. Westwood
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486997235
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Compiled from brilliant illuminated manuscripts such as The Book of Kells, this collection spotlights the Christian iconography of ancient Britain. These colorful ornaments date from the Roman occupation through the Norman conquest. Abounding in intertwined lacings, abstract animal figures, meticulously drawn letters, winding scrolls of foliate designs, and uniquely solemn religious imagery, they offer a wondrous variety of ancient ornamental artwork.
Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Art and Ornament in Full Color CD-ROM and Book
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: J. O. Westwood
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-06-11 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

Compiled from brilliant illuminated manuscripts such as The Book of Kells, this collection spotlights the Christian iconography of ancient Britain. These colorful ornaments date from the Roman occupation through the Norman conquest. Abounding in intertwined lacings, abstract animal figures, meticulously drawn letters, winding scrolls of foliate designs, and uniquely solemn
Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Art and Ornament in Color
Language: en
Pages: 53
Authors: J. O. Westwood
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-06 - Publisher: Dover Publications

Fifty-three full-color plates capture the art of ancient Irish and Anglo-Saxon culture. Selected from rare manuscripts, this array of ornamental artwork features intertwined lacings, abstract animals, meticulously detailed letters, and solemn religious imagery.
Icons of Irishness from the Middle Ages to the Modern World
Language: en
Pages: 207
Authors: M. Williams
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-10 - Publisher: Springer

From majestic Celtic crosses to elaborate knotwork designs, visual symbols of Irish identity at its most medieval abound in contemporary culture. Consdering both scholarly and popular perspectives this book offers a commentary on the blending of pasts and presents that finds permanent visualization in these contemporary signs.
Celtic Gods and Heroes
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Marie-Louise Sjoestedt
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-10 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

Noted French scholar and linguist discusses gods of the continental Celts, beginnings of mythology in Ireland, Irish mother-goddesses and chieftain-gods, and heroes.
Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Art
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Derek Hull
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Liverpool University Press

Much of early medieval Celtic and Anglo-Saxon art is based on the display of motifs – key, interlacing, spiral and zoomorphic – in well-defined panels in simple and complex arrays. A study of the arrangement of the panels and the fine detail of the motifs indicates that the artists relied