Remarks on the decoration of three Irish Psalters.

  • 40 Pages
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  • English
Hodges, Figgis , Dublin
SeriesRoyal Irish Academy. Proceedings -- vol. 61, Sect. C, no.2
The Physical Object
PaginationP. 23-40 :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19667817M

Françoise Henry, Remarks on the Decoration of Three Irish Psalters, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy: Archaeology, Culture, History, Literature, Vol.

61 (/), pp. Henry, 'Remarks on the decoration Remarks on the decoration of three Irish Psalters. book three Irish Psalters', Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 61 () section C, no. 2,contains descriptions of this MS as. Kenney, Sources, p. ; L. Bieler and G. MacNiocaill, 'Fragment of an Irish Double Psalter with Glosses in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin', Celtica 5 (), pp.

; F. Henry, 'Remarks on the Decoration of Three Irish Psalters', PRIA 61 C (), pp. (at ); F. Henry, Irish Art II, pp. 59, ; L. De Coninck, 'The Composite Literal Gloss of the Double Psalter of. The decoration throughout An Cathach is limited to the initial letters of each psalm.

An Cathach is now housed in the Royal Irish Academy (entrusted to them in ). "The manuscript was rediscovered in the cumdach inand given by its last hereditary keeper to the Royal Irish Academy in The leaves were stuck together until carefully.

The text is written with iron gall ink, and a red and yellow pigments are used for decoration. It contains the standard psalms. The opening letter of each psalm is marked by a capital and the opening words of Psalms 1, 51, and are decorated, a convention used in other Irish psalters.

The text of the Psalter is arranged in a single column. It contains the standard psalms. The opening letter of each psalm is marked by a capital and the opening words of Psalms 1, 51, and are decorated, a convention used in other Irish psalters.”Author: Philip Kosloski.

The graphic uses of decoration will be an overriding concern.

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Mr Ward's rendition of the Psalms includes selections from the RPCNA books, Irish Presbyterians, the UPC psalter and the Scottish I must confess, the variety of meters did NOT help with singing.

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