Happy St. Patrick’s Day, all! In addition to this incredibly cool news from the folks at Trinity in Dublin, let me also point you at a beautiful manuscript scan of Irish poetry from the folks at Houghton’s rare books library at Harvard and something for the fasion and history minded over at ‘OMGthatdress’.
The Book of Kells transparencies, originally captured by Faksimile Verlag, Lucerne, Switzerland in 1990, have recently been rescanned using state of the art imaging technology. These new digital images offer the most accurate high resolution images to date, providing an experience second only to viewing the book in person.
In addition, we would like to direct you to the new iPad app of the Book of Kells, with added functionality and commentary.
For those in Dublin this weekend, entry to the Book of Kells and Old Library Exhibition is free to all this Sunday 17th…
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