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Tastes of the Time: Early-Period Ireland
The Book of Kells shines as an amazing example of the artistic skill and dedication found in the young kingdom of Ireland. It’s illuminations and content have inspired many to recreate and develop their own Celtic-styled works. Yet, while we know those of the Modern Middle Ages may munch on chips and dip while creating manuscript designs, finding out what the Kells creators were eating is a more challenging venture. Continue reading