A journey through the Book of Kells, the book that comes up study as a gift and together with the facsimile edition of the Book of Kells, depending on the version and binding of Friends of the Codex, also available on this site is.
Written by George Otto Simms and illustrated by David Rooney and Eoin O’Brien. Translation Gutierrez Cruz Losada.
This article corresponds to the edition with texts in English. We also have it available in four other languages: Spanish, Japanese, German and French.
A beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells. award winning play “RAI” and “Bisto Book of the Decade”.
George Otto Simms, globally recognized authority in the Book of Kells, reveals the hidden mysteries in this awesome manuscript. The author opens a door to the world of the monks who made the book and guides the reader through the jungle of complicated details that are contained in this unique and ancient book one of the most precious treasures of Ireland.
Gorgeous full-color reproductions of pages of the Book of Kells. Illustrations on the life and work of the ancient Irish monks in monasteries. Pen drawings showing details aspects of the text and illustrations of the Book of Kells.
George Otto Simms was born in 1910. He was Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of Ireland from the Irish Anglican Church. He died in 1991.
Hardback illustrated paperback color, format 13.8 x 21.6 cm, 72 pages. Published in Ireland, 2012.
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