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Story of the Celts: The Celts in Britain
The Celts in Britain [ 27 ] What is obvious when studying the Celts, as when studying anything, is that different experts say different things--there are always men of knowledge who have conflicting views about specifics. The dates of when the Celts came to...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Celtic Gods and Heros: Celtic Gods of Mainland Europe
Speakers of Celtic languages once dominated a swath of Europe stretching from Spain to areas of modern-day Turkey. At various times in their heyday from 500 to 100 B.C., these Celtic peoples controlled what is now France, southern Germany, northern Italy,...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
The First Congregational Church of Wicca
Witchcraft is a religion of field and grove, river and stream. In coven or individually, we perform rituals to renew our connections with the Goddess and God. However, what suits one may not answer the needs of another. This need is being satisfied by a new...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Celtic Gods and Heros: Introduction to Celtic Mythology
Youngsters of school age almost effortlessly learn about the gods and heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Names like Zeus, Hercules, Diana, Ulysses, Mercury, Venus, and others become widely familiar. Paintings, popular movies, and books trace their stories...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish

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The Art of Calligraphy - WordPress.com
Insular Majuscule 2 8. Insular Minuscule 34. CAROLINE & EARLY GOTHIC SCRIPTS.
Latin Paleography (Fonts for Latin script)
Jun 8, 2014 Insular Half-uncial or Insular majuscule (insularis majuscula). 33 .... Latin Majuscule writing, in its two branches of Square Capitals and Rustic ...
PDF (1795 KB) - Brepols Publishers
ment of Insular majuscule took place in Ireland, not Northumbria. The critical importance of. Rath Melsigi, its daughter house Echternach, and the Echternach  ...
Middle Kingdom Scribes' Handbook - Midrealm
7th-9th c: Britain and Ireland: Insular Minuscule or Insular Majuscule with Insular ... 10th c. onward: Ireland: Insular scripts survive in modified forms through the ...
PDF entitled Fonts For Latin Palaeography - Luc Devroye
Jun 8, 2014 Insular Half-uncial or Insular majuscule (insularis majuscula). 33 .... Latin Majuscule writing, in its two branches of Square Capitals and Rustic ...

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Do you know what your type is?
Its pedigree goes back via Baskerville as far as the insular majuscule of the Lindisfrane Gospels, if you like, which had the roundedness of letter-form that you find in Tolkien's handwriting.
A Testament of Faith
St. Patrick's Day Google Doodle Channels the Book of Kells
"The manuscript contains the four Gospels in Latin based on a Vulgate text, written on vellum (prepared calfskin), in a bold and expert version of the script known as 'insular majuscule.
The Queen in Ireland: highlights of historical Ireland trip
The manuscript contains the four Gospels in Latin based on a Vulgate text, written on vellum (prepared calfskin), in a bold and expert version of the script known as "insular majuscule". She will then attend a reception in the Long Room.
Handwriting Is on the Wall
She explains the origin of influential ancient scripts, such as Uncial and Insular Majuscule, magical terms that evoke the scent of candlewax and of sulfurous disputes over the proper date of Easter.

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Insular script - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Insular script comprised a family of different scripts used for different functions. At the top of the hierarchy was the Insular half-uncial (or "Insular majuscule"), ...
Uncial script - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
AD 800, is lettered in a script known as "insular majuscule", a variety of ... Uncial is a majuscule script (written entirely in capital letters) commonly used from the ...
Insular Half Uncial - Medieval Writing
Mar 6, 2014 Script Type : minuscule, with occasional majuscule letter forms. Alternative Name : insular majuscule. Date : post-Roman era to the 8th century.
Cal Insular Majuscule - Webfont & Desktop font « MyFonts
Feb 20, 2013 Calligrapher Insular Majuscule Font, is one of the calligraphic group of fonts called “21 alphabets for Calligraphers“. All graphemes are taken ...
Insular script | calligraphy | Britannica.com
Jan 7, 2015 The foremost achievement of the combined Irish and English book artists, apart from their famous illumination, was the Insular half-uncial, ...

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