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Book of Kells, housed at Trinity College, Dublin. Ancient Celtic illuminated book of the 4 gospels, written in Latin

The Four Evangelists, Folio 129 verso from the BOOK OF KELLS circa 800 a.d. (Irish: Leabhar Cheanannais) © Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland. More on this illuminated Gospel manuscript: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Book_of_Kells More on the library: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trinity_College_Library Photo edited to show detail. See original at link. - pfb

The Four Evangelists, Folio 129 verso from the BOOK OF KELLS circa 800 a.

Book of Kells and the Art of Illumination,  housed at Trinity College, Dublin. Ancient Celtic illuminated book of the 4 gospels, written in Latin

Book of Kells and the Art of Illumination, housed at Trinity College, Dublin. Ancient Celtic illuminated book of the 4 gospels, written in Latin. H - Book of Kells was possibly made on Iona.

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History of Ireland: Early Medieval Ireland, the Land of Saints and Scholars

Book of Kells - Dublin The Book of Kells, (folio circa showing the lavishly decorated text that opens the Gospel of John.

THE BOOK OF KELLS  | The Four Evangelists, Book of Kells folio 27v.: Matthew, the Angel, Mark, the Lion, Luke, the Bull, and John, the Eagle.)

THE BOOK OF KELLS Today we visited The Book of Kells at Old Library, Trinity College Dublin. The manuscript contains the four Gospels in Latin based on a Vulgate text, written on vellum (prepared.

The Book of Kells relation to Celtic Tattoos. Pagan, Celtic, Viking & Pictish Influence on Tattoo Art

Book of Kells is the Western world's most beautiful illuminated manuscript. Since the Book of Kells has been in the Library of Trinity College in Dublin.

Book of Kells, detail

Handstiched Book of Kells Lined Quoniam

Book of Kells. This is the page marking the beginning of the Gospel of St. Matthew. the design is Chi Rho (XP) the Greek letters for Christ :)

The Secret of Kells

Book of kells - illuminated letter Trinity College Library, Dublin

Portrait of St. Matthew. The Book of Kells is many things, but above all else it is a Latin text of the four gospels according to Saints Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Consequently, the evangelists figure prominently throughout the book. Although individual portraits of St. Luke and St. Mark were either not completed or have been lost, there is no doubt that the intention was that each of the individual gospels would be prefaced by a portrait of the appropriate evangelist.

St Matthew, Book of Kells, circa Iona, or Kells.

Man, Lion, Bull and Eagle с. 800 From the Book of Kells Illuminated manuscript Trinity College, Dublin

Book of Kells Man, Lion, Bull and Eagle с. 800 From the Book of Kells Illuminated manuscript Trinity College, Dublin

Book  of  Kells

book of kells, housed at Trinity College, Dublin. Ancient Celtic illuminated book of the 4 gospels, written in Latin

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No question the printing press was necessary for progress, but is okay if I lament the end of artful manuscripts?

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Book of Kells p. 258 (full page), Trinity College Dublin.

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The Book of Durrow, a illuminated manuscript gospel book in the Insular style

The Trinity College Library, located at Trinity College, Dublin, is the largest library in Ireland. As a "copyright library", it has legal deposit rights for material published in the Republic of Ireland; it is also the only Irish library to hold such rights for the United Kingdom.  The library is also the permanent home to the famous Book of Kells. Two of the four volumes are on public display, one opened to a major decorated page and the other to a typical page of text. The volumes and…

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Ireland’s oldest university, home to the book of Kells, the ‘Old Library’ stuns with its dark wood, spiral staircases and seemingly endless aisles of books.

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