Thursday, January 06, 2011

A Tuneful Take on Illuminated Manuscripts

There are a few inaccuracies (no gold or silver was used in the Book of Kells for example) in this adaptation of The Beatles' Nowhere Man but it's a fun introduction to illuminated manuscripts.

He's a real special monk...
Without him antiquity
Would be lost, no history,
Heritage preserved in leather bindings...

From The Book Arts List, my favorite source for book related information, this post came from Jim Reed.

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