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  1. The Book_of_Kells is an illuminated manuscript of the gospels.
  2. The Book of Kells is the best known source of Celtic knots as well as other types of Celtic ornament. (Web site)
  3. The Book of Kells is an 8th or 9th century illuminated gospel book, and is kept in Trinity College Library, Dublin.
  4. The Book_of_Kells is a copy of the four Gospels in Latin. (Web site)
  5. The Book_of_Kells is a wonderful setting for a very good actor. (Web site)

Book of Kells

  1. This was only the fourth time the Book of Kells had been sent abroad for exhibition.
  2. The Book_of_Kells contains 680 pages (or 340 folios). (Web site)
  3. It is associated with Columba, and so is the Book_of_Kells. (Web site)
  4. The Book of Kells follows many of the iconographic and stylistic traditions found in these earlier manuscripts.
  5. It is associated with Columba, and so is the Book_of_Kells. (Web site)


  1. The most famous of these are the manuscripts are Book_of_Kells, Lindesfarne and Durrow. (Web site)
  2. Contains articles on the Book_of_Kells and illuminated manuscripts as well as on Susan Cohn and Arthur Streeton. (Web site)

Trinity College

  1. In the afternoon, the symposium will finish at Trinity College, and a tour of the Book_of_Kells. (Web site)
  2. The Book_of_Kells which can be seen at Trinity college in Dublin was one of the famous manuscripts produced by these Monasteries. (Web site)
  3. Trinity College Library, founded in 1601, contains about 2.8 million volumes, including the Book_of_Kells. (Web site)
  4. The Book_of_Kells which can be seen at Trinity college in Dublin was one of the famous manuscripts produced by these Monasteries. (Web site)


  1. The Book_of_Kells is by far the Library's most famous book and is located in the Old Library. (Web site)
  2. The community, which produced the Book_of_Kells, was rich and stable, with a large number of scribes and artists and an established library.


  1. Christianity replaced Paganism by A.D. 600 and brought a written culture and monastic art, most famously in the Book_of_Kells.
  2. The greatest such work is the Book_of_Kells, which has some of the most beautiful calligraphy of the Middle Ages (see Celts: Art). (Web site)
  3. It is from this period that the finest art works were produced, such as the Book_of_Kells and the Ardagh Chalice, among others. (Web site)

Insular Gospel

  1. Although the decoration of these pages was most extensive in the Book of Kells, these pages were decorated in all of the other Insular Gospel Books.
  2. The illustrations and ornamentation of the Book of Kells surpass that of other Insular Gospels in extravagance and complexity.


  1. Celtic monks begin work on the Book of Kells on the Island of Iona.
  2. Possibly the BOOK OF KELLS might have been composed entirely at Kells or even begun at Iona and then completed at Kells.

Decorated Initials

  1. Almost all of the folios of the Book of Kells contain small illuminations like this decorated initial.
  2. Image:KellsDecoratedInitial.jpg|From the Book of Kells, zoomorphic decorated initial.


  1. The Book of Kells remained at Kells until the 1650s when Cromwell's troops were stationed in the town with it being sent to Dublin for safekeeping.
  2. Housed in the Library of Trinity College Dublin, it is regarded as second only to the Book of Kells. (Web site)
  3. In 1654, with Cromwell's cavalry quartered in the church of Kells, the Book of Kells was sent for safety to Dublin. (Web site)

Parish Church

  1. The abbey church was converted to a parish church in which the Book of Kells remained.
  2. In the 12th century, the monastery was dissolved with the abbey becoming a parish church and the Book of Kells continued to be kept there.

Columban Monks

  1. Regardless of which theory is true, it is certain that the Book of Kells was produced by Columban monks closely associated with the community at Iona.
  2. See also: book of kells, irish monks, columban monks, celtic art, iona, abbey of kells, illuminated manuscript, gospels, insular majuscule script, st.


  1. The exhibition places The Book of Kells within the history of book illumination and examines its significance as an expression of the Christian faith. (Web site)
  2. Download high resolution version (512x690, 163 KB)Image of the a Canon Table from the book of Kells, a 1200 year old book. (Web site)

Chi Rho Monogram

  1. The decorations of the Book of Kells can be stunningly complex, as seen in this small detail of the Chi Rho monogram page.
  2. Image:KellsFol034rXRhoDet3.jpg|From the Book of Kells, folio 34r, detail of Chi Rho monogram.


  1. This reproduction of the BOOK OF KELLS will be kept in a specially designed case located in the Special Collections Department of the Library in Room 345.
  2. The Book of Kells is kept in a low-lit gallery with only two pages displayed at a time, although they are turned after some period.


  1. Reproductions Folio 183r from the 1990 facsimile of the Book of Kells contains the text "Erat autem hora tercia" ("now it was the third hour").
  2. The Book of Kells : reproductions from the manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin with a study of the manuscript by Françoise Henry.


  1. I have already mentioned the Book of Kells, the Book of Durrow, the other great gospel books associated with the cult of St Columba.
  2. Origins and History: The Book of Kells was probably produced in a monastery on the Isle of Iona, Scotland, to honor Saint Columba in the early 8th century.


  1. Compare this page with the corresponding page from the Book of Kells (see here), especially the form of the "Lib" monogram.
  2. Compare, for example, the incipit pages to Gospel of Matthew in the Lindisfarne Gospels ( here) and the Book of Kells ( here).

Ninth Century

  1. The fully developed style of the ornamentation of the Book of Kells places it late in this series, either from the late eighth or early ninth century.
  2. This is 'The Book of Kells,' an ornately illuminated rendition of the four gospels, rendered sometime in the Ninth Century. (Web site)
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