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This is really interesting! The medieval time period has been both romanticized and negatively portrayed so frequently in recent history that the true culture of the middle ages is largely a mystery to most people.

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The Book of Kells which is 'illuminated' with gold leaves

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Notice the symmetry and reference to God or the Bible

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In medieval art, symbolism, repetition, symmetry, and lively colors were common to the very religious and historical art. You often saw these elements in illuminated manuscripts such as the 'Book of Kells' by the Celtics. The purpose of the art during this period was didactic--to teach--and to tell Bible stories. Source: Spanish Humanities Class

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