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Art of the Celts David Sandison

Art of the Celts

David Sandison

Published December 31st 1998
ISBN : 9780600593935
Hardcover
96 pages
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The Celtic culture complex spanned an area as impressive as the Roman Empire. The rich artistic legacy begins with pagan symbolism and continues up to illuminated Christian manuscripts. The cultural history of the Celts is beautifully preservedMoreThe Celtic culture complex spanned an area as impressive as the Roman Empire. The rich artistic legacy begins with pagan symbolism and continues up to illuminated Christian manuscripts. The cultural history of the Celts is beautifully preserved through weaponry, torques, and sculpture in wood and stone. A helpful timeline traces the rise and fall of the Celts from 800 B.C. to 1000 A.D. Exquisitely executed with over 70 color photographs and illustrations and metallic inks and printed trace-paper inserts. Also in The Art Of series: Aztecs, India, Medieval Manuscripts, Ancient Egypt, Japanese Prints, and Native North America.