FERDOMNACH

(d. 846)

Illuminator

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

The "Annals of the Four Masters" record the death in 846 of "Ferdomnach, a sage and choice scribe of the Church of Armagh." His work is represented in the splendid Book of Armagh, where the ornamental designs and letters often equal and even surpass the delicate execution and beauty of the Book of Kells. The book is in the Library of Trinity College.

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