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Mass Produced Art is Problematic Art

I’m currently taking a break from writing my Early Medieval Art paper (sssssh! Don’t tell my teacher!). I’m currently writing about the Book of Kells. I already kind of started writing it, but just today, I figured out all the pieces to make this a topic I’m truly excited about: which is comparing the Book of Kells, a handmade work of beauty, to artist books, which I’m personally not a fan of because oftentimes, they seem to involve  660 more words

Art

The Crucifixion with Saints Longinus and Stephen

This richly illustrated Gospel including the colors on parchment depicting the Crucifixion with Saints Longinus and Stephen was produced in the mid-eighth century AD in Ireland and has since ended up in Switzerland probably carried there by Irish monks spreading the word of God. 742 more words

The Book of Kells

I recently visited the Book of Kells, in the grounds of the beautiful Trinity College in the heart of Dublin city. Not my first visit, but always a treat. 384 more words

Events

Book Nerd Heaven at Trinity College

Hey gang,

Didn’t feel much like writing today, but I did want to share pics from my afternoon at historic Trinity College Dublin. Make sure you take the student-led tour for all the dirt on weird school traditions and society rivalries. 226 more words

Europe

Pictures of the day #1

I have decided to post the pictures that I dwell on while preparing for and writing my dissertation. / Ezekkel a képekkel találkoztam ma disszertációra való ráhangolódásként. 32 more words

English

Using Scripture

Reclaiming an Ancient Heritage: Celtic Spirituality for Today’s World

Using Scripture

Preparation

The following Scriptures were read several times daily in the Celtic monasteries between the 400sCE until the coming of the Normans and the pressure of the Western Mediterranean Church led to the ‘disappearance’ of… 641 more words

Celtic Spirituality For Today's World

Common Acid Test by Stan

It wouldn’t be normal for the Numpties to download what was, in effect, a carte blanche, with clues that have no word lengths and to read that ‘the grid is made up of square cells, not all of the same size … ‘ without a mighty grumble. 442 more words

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