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The Book of Kells

By Kells Technologies Ltd.

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Description

Every page of the Book of Kells available in high resolution for the first time.

Explore the finest details of 21 of the 9th century manuscript’s most decorated pages at up to six times their original size.

The Book of Kells is one of the most famous illustrated manuscripts and the most elaborate manuscript of its kind to survive from the early Middle Ages. Today, it is on display in the Library of Trinity College Dublin.

Following on from the international award-winning DVD-ROM, this app showcases the amazing decorative skills of the scribes and the rich and varied colours used in the drawings.

FEATURES

- See all 680 pages
- Zoom in to explore the detail 21 of the most decorated pages at up to 6 times their actual size
- Learn about the history of the book including where, when and how it was made
- Understand the meaning behind decorative symbols used throughout the manuscript
- Browse through over 600 examples of animals, initial letters and other decorative themes

FEEDBACK

We’d love to hear your feedback. E-mail us at feedback@bookofkells.com or follow us on Twitter at @bookofkellsapp.

What's New in Version 1.1

Some additions & corrections to text.
Bug fix on one of the page images in the book section.

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Customer Reviews

JustanotherLibrarian

One of the dullest least interactive artifact-apps I've seen.

No movie or audio or creatively interactive exploration.

Greatly lacking editorial and scholarly commentary and perspective from the large range of Kells scholars.

A boring and monotheistic as the content.

Don't waste your money: consult the printed facsimile in your local library and read about the book in free Google Scholar articles...if you are still interested.

Great App

Very detailed. I found it quite interesting. If you really like your history you will love this.

Book of Kells

An excellent app. Also check out A History of Ireland in 100 Objects.

The Book of Kells
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  • €11.99
  • Category: Education
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.1
  • Size: 705 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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