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The Book of Kells is an illustrated manuscript containing the four gospels, handwritten in Latin, along with some of the finest work of Celtic and sacred art ever created. Made in 800 AD by a group of anonymous monks living on a tiny island just off of Scotland, this priceless book is kept at the "Book of Kells" museum in Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.
Of course 1200 years of wear and tear have left the illustrations faded and worn. So, I decided to bring a new interpretation to the most famous page, in the Book Of Kells, the Chi Rho Page. The big letter that looks like a 'P' with the front part missing is actually the Greek letter 'X' which is pronounced Chi...
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Hello! Welcome to my Artsite. I live in the state of Washington and enjoy art, photography, and making short videos. Here are some of the results. Enjoy! Click on the pictures to get a much better enlarged view. Click on my name to get back to the main page.
P.S. I've made several short videos about the artwork including; "The Compassion of St Catherine" and "Book of Kells Coloring the Chi-Rho." You can view them at www.youtube.com/user/Xyler852. If you have little kids they'll enjoy the video "Joseph's Outdoor Train Set."
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