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.
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.
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.
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.