Book of Kells free to view online

The Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, made a wonderful St. Patrick’s Day gift to the world. The Book of Kells can now be viewed online for free.

Click on the image! Enjoy!

Book of Kells


White Vine Illumination

Look at this nice White Vine Illumination and how vivid the colors still are after 900 years. You can also see the holes that were punched in with a stylus to mark where the baselines should be drawn. Tuscany, 1150, New Testament, Parchment. Perkins Library at Duke University, NC.

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