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The Book of Durrow

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; UTV (Television station : Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012] ©1993
Series: Scribes, scholars, and saints.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Durrow lies in the center of Ireland and was one of a number of monasteries where teams of scribes wrote and illustrated manuscripts. The Book of Durrow was written about a hundred and fifty years before the better-known Book of Kells; its treatments are more restrained and abstract than Kells.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Educational films
Videorecording
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; UTV (Television station : Belfast, Northern Ireland)
OCLC Number: 961501482
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 24, 2012.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Target Audience: 7 and up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (26 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Contents: Golden Period of Irish Christianity (2:21) --
Religious Significance of Iona (2:00) --
Durrow Monastery (2:18) --
Monastery of Clonmacnoise (2:16) --
Production Note in Book of Durrow (2:30) --
Ornamentation in the Books of Kells and Durrow (4:39) --
Colorful Prefaces to Gospels (1:27) --
How Vellum Was Made (1:27) --
How Manuscripts Were Kept (4:21) --
Columba's Association with Durrow (1:47) --
Credits: The Book of Durrow (0:58)
Series Title: Scribes, scholars, and saints.
Responsibility: Ulster Television.

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Durrow lies in the center of Ireland and was one of a number of monasteries where teams of scribes wrote and illustrated manuscripts. The Book of Durrow was written about a hundred and fifty years before the better-known Book of Kells; its treatments are more restrained and abstract than Kells.

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