Book of Kells

BOOK of KELLS Now FREE to View Online. Posted on 15 March, 2013 by Greg Sheaf. As part of the general celebration of St Patrick’s Day at Trinity, we would like to announce that the Book of Kells in its entirety is now viewable in the Library’s new Digital Collections online repository, provided by the Library’s Digital Resources and Imaging Services. Lovely!

Book of Kells: Folio contains the symbols of the Four Evangelists (Clockwise from top left): a man (Matthew), a lion (Mark), an eagle (John) and an ox (Luke)

Book of Kells - if you look closer at this you can see which of the Tain Silver products have been inspired by this design

page in book of kells

A page from the Book of Kells; an illuminated manuscript, created by Celtic monks around the year

Book of Kells - circa late 700 to early 800.  Celtic - FYI, The Book of Kells is completely online: http://digitalcollections.tcd.ie/home/index.php?DRIS_ID=MS58_003v      this is by no means the only site, but it does link to Trinity College in Dublin.

The Book of Kells (Irish: Leabhar Cheanannais) (Dublin, Trinity College Library) illuminated manuscript Gospel book in Latin, containing the four Gospels of New Testament Created by Celtic monks ca.

Bird from the Book of Kells. This looks like it could be a goose. The wild goose was the Celtic Christian symbol for the Holy Spirit.

Bird from the Book of Kells. The wild goose was the Celtic Christian symbol for the Holy Spirit. One could take this pose, put a peacock crest on it, and make the tail feathers long peacock feathers for a pretty image.

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

Chi Rho Page. Oxgall inks and pigments on vellum Book of Kells probably made in Iona Scotland. Board of Trinity College, Dublin "manuscript" hand written book on parchment of manuscripts were prevelent during this time.

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

book of kells, housed at Trinity College, Dublin. Ancient Celtic illuminated book of the 4 gospels, written in Latin Seeing these in person was an unbelievable amazing experience.

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Book Of Kells: Saint Mark

Capi Laura This is from The Book of Kells ..I so enjoy celtic knotwork!!! I can get lost in it! I'd like to take the whole Book with me to the island!!  medieval.library.nd.edu

Chi-Rho from The Book of Kells, an illuminated manuscript Gospel book in Latin, containing the four Gospels of the New Testament, together with various prefatory texts and tables. It was created by Celtic monks ca.

Clearer image - Three irish wolfhounhds from the Book of Kells

The Celtic hounds were dogs well respected by royalty and warriors. They were given as gifts to men of honour and many warriors and c.

Book of Kells: which contains a Latin text of the four gospels copied and decorated by Irish monks around the year 800 AD.

Book of Kells. Folio from the Lindisfarne Gospels contains the incipit Liber generationis of the Gospel of Matthew. Compare this page with the corresponding page from the Book of Kells, especially the form of the Lib monogram.

Book of Kells - initial letter B - Look at the Tain Silver Brooch called Kells 'B' Bird Brooch, do you see where ispiration for this design came from?

Book of Kells - initial letter B. From Old-Time Art Imagery. other illuminated letter examples here also.

Book of Kells, I actually got to see the orig- now they have a copy up from what I've heard.  Still worth a trip to Dublin

The Book of Kells

From the Irish / Celtic Book of Kells: Stunning Examples of (pre-Fractal) Fractal Art.

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