Convenient and inexpensive, this collection offers inspiration and a wealth of immediately usable dramatic ornamentation rich in character and distinctive in content.
Author: Courtney Davis
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Artists, illustrators, designers, and craftspeople in search of exceptionally bold and inventive motifs will find them in this versatile treasury brimming with 125 royalty-free designs. Taken from authentic Celtic and Old Norse sources, they include an amazing array of birds, human figures, and mythological creatures, all ingeniously woven into an intricate network of spirals and interlacings. Meticulously adapted from artwork that graced ancient rune stones and religious symbols, furniture, manuscripts, bronze mirrors, sword hilts, cooking utensils, and other artifacts, the illustrations depict a crucifix; decorative creatures that adorned the pages of the Lindisfarne Gospels; interwoven designs from stone crosses of Ireland, Scotland, and Cornwall; and many other designs and motifs. Convenient and inexpensive, this collection offers inspiration and a wealth of immediately usable dramatic ornamentation rich in character and distinctive in content.
DOVER DESIGN MANAGER so you can easily browse, print, crop, and rotate the images '藁轟' I" , F \ /'0 e.ノ丶丶'讐ノー`霞'/郵 e 一縄髑/ _gー・ de 1”' K),』 AND OLD NORSE DESIGNS-— DRAMATIC, IMMEDIATELY USABLE ORNAMENTATION AMY LUSEBRINK ...
Author: Amy L. Lusebrink
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Rescued from ancient sources, these exceptionally bold motifs include an amazing array of birds, human figures, and mythological creatures, all ingeniously woven into intricate networks of spirals and interlacings. 221 illustrations, 48 of them in color, meticulously adapted from artwork that once graced ancient rune stones, furniture, sword hilts, and other artifacts.
The Book is 8.5 * 11 in size and there are 25 illustrations for you to color, along with a test page at the back for you to try out your pencils or pens.Each of the images is based on my favorite plants and animals.Many you will see in the ...
Author: Design Pro
The Book is 8.5 * 11 in size and there are 25 illustrations for you to color, along with a test page at the back for you to try out your pencils or pens.Each of the images is based on my favorite plants and animals.Many you will see in the Highlands of Scotland where this book was designed.Coloring for advanced and beginner colorists searching for beautiful, elegant and peaceful designs to color. This book is from my designs and can be now purchased .
5.28 Celtic and Old Norse design, as shown in Figure 5.27 . 5.29 Chinese design, as shown in Figure 5.28 . 5.30 For each part below, create a set of patterns on a strip that satisfy the stated properties. You may use examples from this ...
Author: Thomas E. Gilsdorf
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Challenges readers to think creativelyabout mathematics and ponder its role in their own daily lives Cultural mathematics, or ethnomathematics as it is also known, studies the relationship between mathematics and culture—with the ultimate goal of contributing to an appreciation of the connection between the two. Introduction to Cultural Mathematics: With Case Studies in the Otomies and Incas integrates both theoretical and applied aspects of the topic, promotes discussions on the development of mathematical concepts, and provides a comprehensive reference for teaching and learning about multicultural mathematical practices. This illuminating book provides a nontraditional, evidence-based approach to mathematics that promotes diversity and respect for cultural heritages. Part One covers such major concepts as cultural aspects of mathematics, numeration and number symbols, kinship relations, art and decoration, games, divination, and calendars. Part Two takes those concepts and applies them to fascinating case studies of both the Otomies of Central Mexico and the Incas of South America. Throughout the book, numerous illustrations, examples, and motivational questions promote an interactive understanding of the topic. Each chapter begins with questions that encourage a cooperative, inquiry-based approach to learning and concludes with a series of exercises that allow readers to test their understanding of the presented material. Introduction to Cultural Mathematics is an ideal book for courses on cultural mathematics, the history of mathematics, and cultural studies. The book is also a valuable resource and reference for anyone interested in the connections between mathematics, culture, anthropology, and history.
Prior to that it was known as Holmtown (1417) 'island town' (< Old Norse holmr 'island' with Middle English toun, referring to the small island of St Patrick's Isle at the mouth of Peel harbour). Peel is Middle English pele (< Medieval ...
(0-486-46005-3) Plants and Flowers: 1761 Illustrations for Artists and Designers, Edited by Alan E. Bessette and William K. Chapman. (0-486-26957-4) The Universal Penman, ... (0-486-20053-1) Celtic and Old Norse Designs, Courtney Davis.
Author: Jim Harter
Publisher: Courier Corporation
Wood engraved illustrations of a variety of species of animals, both wild and domestic, and positioned in an assortment of poses, are presented
... land was inhabited long before the Scoti came from Ireland , for they were several thousand years old by the time this hill fort was built . ... Norse culture posed no long - term threat to the Celtic , Gaelic culture of Scotland .
Author: Marcus Tanner
Publisher: Yale University Press
Award-winning author Tanner has journeyed throughout the Celtic world--from the wilds of Northwest Scotland to the Isle of Man, and from Boston to Cape Breton--seeking the Celtic past and what remains of authentic culture.
British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data McTurk, Rory Chaucer and the Norse and Celtic worlds 1. Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400 ... Old Norse influences I. Title 821.1 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data McTurk, Rory.
Author: Rory McTurk
Category: Literary Criticism
Through an examination of Old Norse and Celtic parallels to certain works of Chaucer, McTurk here identifies hitherto unrecognized sources for these works in early Irish tradition. He revives the idea that Chaucer visited Ireland between 1361 and 1366, placing new emphasis on the date of the enactment of the Statute of Kilkenny. Examining Chaucer’s House of Fame, McTurk uncovers parallels involving eagles, perilous entrances, and scatological jokes about poetry in the Topographia Hibernie by Gerald of Wales, Snorri Sturluson’s Edda, and the Old Irish sagas Fled Bricrend and Togail Bruidne Da Derga. He compares The Canterbury Tales, with its use of the motif of a journey as a framework for a tale-collection, with both Snorri’s Edda and the Middle Irish saga Acallam na Senórach. McTurk presents a compelling argument that these works represent Irish traditions which influenced Chaucer’s writing. In this study, McTurk also argues that the thirteenth-century Icelandic Laxdæla Saga and Chaucer’s Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale each descend from an Irish version of the Loathly Lady story. Further, he surmises that Chaucer’s five-stress line may derive from the tradition of Irish song known as amhrán, which, there is reason to suppose, existed in Ireland well before Chaucer’s time.