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Book of Kells ~ Part 4  Documentary
 
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Around the year 750, Irish monks laboring in isolation on a tiny island of Iona off Scotland's west coast- began work on a book that would outlast empires, a book that many say may be the greatest illustrated version of the Gospels ever made. Well, it wasn't quite a book really. It was a codex--the first step up from a scroll and toward a modern bound and printed book. Codex salesmen were quick to tout the advantages: you can open a codex to any page (try that with a scroll), you can write on both sides of the parchment or (in the deluxe model) vellum, and you can bind together long works. For more than a century, the small monastic community on the tiny island had been laboring faithfully to copy and preserve classical and biblical texts that few in Europe even knew existed. It wasn't an easy life. The monks lived and worked in beehive-like stone structures with few creature comforts. But their art has been called the work of angels. The Book of Kells was to be their masterwork: the four Gospels of the Christian faith laid lovingly onto the page in Latin and brought to life by the best and most colorful art of the age. For the monks who labored over every figure, it wasn't simply a book. It was the Word of God made manifest, and a devout and passionate prayer offered to the Word's source. The Book of Kells features a Latin version of the Four Gospels and highly ornate drawings of the Apostles and other Biblical figures that resemble stained-glass window images. The book was completed circa 800 A.D Portions of the 600-page text remain on display in Dublin's Trinity Library. As pages of the text and drawings are shared with viewers on camera, the narrator explains why so many experts believe The Book of Kells is an incredibly rare and valuable work of Irish art. Music by Michael McGlynn and performed by Anuna FAIR USE NOTICE: These pages/video may contain copyrighted (© ) material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available to advance understanding of ecological, political, historical,human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, moral, ethical, and social justice issues, etc. It is believed that this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, this material is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior general interest in receiving similar information for research and educational purposes. ** COPYRIGHT NOTICE** In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107,any copyrighted work in this message/video is distributed under fair use without profit or payment to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for nonprofit research and educational purposes only.
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Iona - Chi Rho ('Book Of Kells' Promotional Video/1992)
 
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Iona - Ch Rho ('Book Of Kells' Promotional Video/1992). Most of this was filmed around the reed marshes at Snape, Suffolk (close to the home of the British composer Benjamin Britten) and features the main members of the band that recorded the 'Book Of Kells' album. David Fitzgerald (Saxes/Flutes/Assorted Woodwinds), Dave Bainbridge (Keyboards/Guitars/Assorted Stringed Instruments), Joanne Hogg (Vocals), Nick Beggs (Chapman Stick & Basses), Terl Bryant (Drums/Percussion).
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Early Medieval Art
 
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Review of Key Works of Early Medieval Art in Europe Soissons Cernunnos: 0:35-1:49 Purse Cover, from the Sutton Hoo ship burial: 1:55-4:28 Chi-rho-iota (XPI) page, folio 34 recto, from Book of Kells: 4:28-6:33 Emeterius, The tower and scriptorium of San Salvador, Spain: 6:33-7:47 High Cross of Muiredach (east face), Mnasterboice, Ireland: 7:47-8:58 Overview of Caroligian Art and Charlemagne: 8:58-9:37 Palatine Chapel, Aachen, Germany: 9:38-10:56 Equestrian portrait of Charlemagne or Charles the Bald: 10:56-12:07 Crucifixion, from cover of the Lindau Gospels: 12:08-13:32 Presentation of the Bible to Charles the Bald, from Vivian Bible: 13:33-14:07 Overview of Ottonians: 14:08-14:27 Otto II enthroned, folio 24 recto, from the Gospel Book of Otto III: 14:27-14:37 Doors of Bishop Bernward: 14:37-14:57
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7. The Chi Rho page - The Secret of Kells OST
 
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"The Chi Rho (XP) page" by Bruno Coulais "BRENDAN AND THE SECRET OF KELLS"
Chi Rho
 
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Video Software we use: https://amzn.to/2KpdCQF Ad-free videos. You can support us by purchasing something through our Amazon-Url, thanks :) The Chi Rho is one of the earliest forms of christogram, and is used by some Christians.It is formed by superimposing the first two letters chi and rho of the Greek word "ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ" = KRistos = Christ in such a way to produce the monogram.Although not technically a Christian cross, the Chi-Rho invokes the authority of Jesus, as well as symbolising his status as the Christ.The Chi-Rho symbol was also used by pagan Greek scribes to mark, in the margin, a particularly valuable or relevant passage; the combined letters Chi and Rho standing for chrēston, meaning "good." Some coins of Ptolemy III Euergetes were marked with a Chi-Rho. ---Image-Copyright-and-Permission--- About the author(s): Dylan Lake License: Public domain Author(s): Dylan Lake (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Dylan_Lake) ---Image-Copyright-and-Permission--- This channel is dedicated to make Wikipedia, one of the biggest knowledge databases in the world available to people with limited vision. Article available under a Creative Commons license Image source in video
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