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    of Christianity, and therefore the production and illustration of illuminated manuscripts were crucial to Irish monastic life. Constructing manuscripts became a meaningful form of prayer and meditation to bring the monks closer to God as well as the copied religious texts. Among their various functions, they were commonly used for religious ceremonies, the training of new monks and assisting missionaries during their

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    Illuminated Manuscripts Long before the time of kindle and nook, books were a unique object that were handcrafted for the purpose of easy transportation of important information across the empire. Most popularly, these manuscripts were used in churches, monasteries and other significant holy places during the spread of Christianity. This began in the second century with the development of monasteries and covenants. In addition to being hand bound and written these texts would also provide intricate

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    each usually appeared to be very small and limited in space while I found that many of the background spaces were filled with some type of pattern. This folio is a perfect representation of this style that the Limbourg Brothers implemented in their manuscript work which I kept in mind to include as I did my own recreation of the folio. The materials that the Limbourg Brothers used in creating this folio were ink, tempera, and gold leaf on vellum. I substituted a few of these materials in the making

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    For this week’s assignment, I will examine the Illuminated Manuscripts from the Middle Ages and how they parallel in contemporary society. By definition an Illuminated manuscript is a manuscript where a handwritten book is accompanied by borders, smaller illustrations (called miniatures) and is decorated with gold or silver. These illuminated manuscripts may also be referred to as a “display book”. They were mostly done on animal skin or parchment and decorated with expensive dyes. The bright

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    many important art pieces and numerous manuscript pages . History shows that he sought to unite the populous under Christianity , the Pope crowned him on Christmas day, establishing his divine right to rule. This manuscript can be dated to the ninth century because of its links to the Charlemagne empire, as well as its rendering of holy figures as separate from this world: a trend that would change with humanism in later centuries. The theme of this manuscript page is the Resurrection, an account of

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    imported from Near East to create the Hiberno-Saxon, or Insular style. This style would be employed by the monks at Lindisfarne to create one of the most splendid texts of early medieval Brittania, the eponymous Lindisfarne Gospels. A wondrous illuminated manuscript worthy of its acclaim, these Gospels are a quintessential example of Hiberno-Saxon style, and they expertly demonstrate the dedication and craftsmanship invested by the monks of Lindisfarne as they melded pagan

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    There are several miniatures in particular that are meant to evoke piety, for Anne, as well as that which she hoped her son would display, in time. Angels Displaying the Crown of Thorns (Fol. 30r) depicts two angels reverently holding a golden crown of thorns, referencing that worn by Christ. In Angels Displaying the Eucharist in a Monstrance (Fol. 11v), four angels carefully hold a monstrance, a device by which the Host of communion could be displayed for worship and respectful contemplation. These

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    The history of the graphic design is one of the most important pages in the evolution of our world. All periods and persons after the prehistory related with the visual communications are undoubtedly the builders of our advanced and technological communication in the present. It is impossible to not feel passionate to write about the Graphic design history however, one essay is not enough to write about the whole History of the Graphic Design, that is why the next pages will be written about one

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    about 1450 is called by this name because of a signature found from Milan in 1439. Milan describes him as a brother of the Order of Monteoliveto, which tells that he was an Olivetan monk himself. He is known for other different collections and an illuminated rule of Saint Benedict in Oxford at the Bodleian Library. He is known as an artist that create figured that are both elegant and emotionally impressive. These kinds of art was made during the Gothic period that marks a transition from medieval

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    history, as change will consistently manipulate concepts and notions. During the Romanesque time period art focused on praising God and in Illuminated Manuscripts biblical teachings were inscribed with added embellishments and gems. Even though Illuminated Manuscripts have the same frame with the same key components, in order to call it an Illuminated Manuscript, they all illustrate distinct differences in their detail. Modern day America

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