Isle of Iona, Scotland
IONA, SCOTLAND, UK -- The small island of Iona is famed as the relgious center where St. Columba brough Christianity to Scotland. It lies in the Inner Hebrides, just off the tip of the Isle of Mull.Iona Abbey on Iona.
Aiden's scroll outline-
the outline of the scroll is inked with a dip pen- design after the Welsh Ricemarch Psalter and the Hereford Gospels. Issabbella designed the knotwork and did the pencil rendering for me to ink. The beast head and feet and initial I did the original drafting as well as the subsequent inking and painting
The Beautiful Gospels of St. Gall | Irish Archaeology
The images in this blog post are taken from a beautifully illustrated but little known Irish manuscript, the Gospels of St. Gall.
Psalter, Last Judgment, Walters Manuscript W.78, fol. 97v
This psalter was produced in a monastery in the diocese of Augsburg in the mid-thirteenth century, as shown by entries in the calendar and litany. The decoration includes six full-page miniatures, ten historiated initials, and seasonal and zodiac roundels for each month. The text has been supplied with marginal notes throughout in Latin and German, and a fourteenth-century deed discussing property of the Bazth and Ladon families has been included as a flyleaf (ii v). To explore fully…
LIVRE de KELLS - Histoire, photos, vidéos - Enluminures.fr
Le livre de KELLS est sans aucun doute l’œuvre majeure de l’enluminure insulaire et un des plus remarquables vestiges de l'art religieux médiéval.
Icon of St. Cuthbert of Lindisfarne - (1CU10)
Description 4 Reviews St. Cuthbert of Lindisfarne, Wonder-worker of Britain (+687) Commemorated March 20 The son (born c. 634) of Anglo-Saxon Christian parents living in the north of England, Cuthbert experienced a miraculous occurrence while still a youth which determined the direction of his life. He was tending sheep in the hills when he witnessed the soul of St. Aidan, abbot of the monastery of Lindisfarne, being carried to heaven by the angels at his death in 651 in nearby Bamburgh…