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Definitions

  1. Book of Kells, a set of Gospels from the 8th or 9th century.
  2. The Book of Kells, a world-famous manuscript produced by Celtic Monks in A.D. 800 and an example of Insular art, is on display in Trinity College.
  3. Book of Kells, a collection of Christian gospels from the 8th or 9th century.
  4. The Book of Kells, an 8th century manuscript filled with lush pictures illustrating the Gospels, possibly originating from the monastery at Iona. (Web site)
  5. The Book of Kells is supposedly from the monastery of Kells, County Meath, but it may have been compiled at St. Columbia's monastery at Iona.

Home

  1. Visit both Trinity College, steeped in tradition and home to the Book of Kells, and 13th-century Dublin Castle, standing in the historic heart of the city.

Second

  1. Second, the book may have been begun at Iona and continued at Kells, but never finished. (Web site)

True

  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.

Legend

  1. Legend has it that the Book of Kells was produced by St. Colum Cille on the island of Iona off western Scotland.

Passion Story

  1. The Book of Kells contains two other full-page miniatures which illustrate episodes from the Passion story.

Examples

  1. It also contains illumination relevant to other examples of early Celtic art such as The Book of Durrow and The Book of Kells. (Web site)

Centuries

  1. Alas, according to this book's second Appendix, "Losses, Additions and Marginalia," the Book of Kells has not remained intact down through the centuries.

Place

  1. He passed on into Darnaraidhe and ended his circuit at Belach Duin, a place in Meath, three miles north of Kells. (Web site)

Places

  1. The place, or places, where the Book of Kells was created is not known.

Exhibition

  1. This was only the fourth time the Book of Kells had been sent abroad for exhibition.

Copy

  1. The Book of Kells is a copy of the four Gospels in Latin. (Web site)

Long Time

  1. It is no wonder that it was for a long time believed that the "Book of Kells" could have been written only by angels. (Web site)
  2. We next hear of it at the cathedral of Kells (Irish Cenannus) in Meath, a foundation of Columba's, where it remained for a long time, or until the year 1541. (Web site)

Set

  1. Book of Kells, a set of Gospel s from the 8th or 9th century.

Illustration

  1. It is beautifully decorated throughout with illustration by 800 Century A.D. Celtic monks (Book of Kells).

Library

  1. Housed in the Library of Trinity College Dublin, it is regarded as second only to the Book of Kells. (Web site)

Display

  1. The Book of Mulling is on display alongside the Book of Kells in the Colonnades exhibition area in Trinity College, Dublin.

Images

  1. If an article is long, like the Book of Kells, then a significant number of images can be incorporated.
  2. These are thumbnail-size versions of images that appear in the Book of Kells.

Treasury

  1. The exhibition culminates with the display of the Book of Kells itself in a specially designed Treasury.

Best

  1. The Old Library houses a number of important manuscripts in its Treasury, among which the Book of Kells is the best known.

Finest

  1. The Ardagh Chalice, which ranks with the Book of Kells as one of the finest known works of Celtic art, is thought to have been made in the 9th century AD.

Decorations

  1. The decorations of the Book of Kells can be stunningly complex, as seen in this small detail of the Chi Rho monogram page.

Border

  1. It is located at the junction of the R194 and R164 regional roads 8 km north of Kells, near the border with County Cavan. (Web site)

Script

  1. The script used is a formal one called insular majuscule or insular half-uncial and it somewhat resembles one of the hands of the Book of Kells.

Text

  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").

Page

  1. This page contains pointers to images from the Book of Kells and to information about the book. (Web site)

Thieves

  1. If this is correct, then the book had arrived in Kells by 1006, and been there long enough for thieves to learn of its presence. (Web site)

Luke

  1. The Book of Kells, circa 800 The genealogy of Jesus, which starts at Luke 3:23 has an extra ancestor for Jesus.

Matthew

  1. From the Book of Kells, folio 29r, incipit to the Gospel of Matthew.

Ulster

  1. Evidence for the eleventh century presence of the book in Kells can be found in an 1007 entry in the Annals of Ulster.

Famous

  1. The Book of Kells (see Ceanannus Mór) is especially famous. (Web site)

Folios

  1. Almost all of the folios of the Book of Kells contain small illuminations like this decorated initial.

Folio

  1. Madonna and child, folio 7 v of the Book of Kells. (Web site)

Safekeeping

  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.

Blood Eagle

  1. R.A. MacAvoy portrays a Blood Eagle performed on a sacrificial victim in the fantasy novel Book of Kells.

Kilfenora

  1. In 1152 the Synod of Kells, under Cardinal Paparo, recognised the diocese of Kilfenora as a separate entity.
  2. At Kells the diocese of Kilfenora was also given recognition, embracing the baronies of Corcomroe and Burren.

Period

  1. In the twelfth century, details of land charters for the abbey were copied onto blank pages of the Book of Kells as was common practice for the period.

Illuminated Manuscripts

  1. The triquetra is often found in Insular art, most notably metal work and in illuminated manuscripts like the Book of Kells. (Web site)

Monastery

  1. 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. (Web site)
  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.

St Columba

  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. (Web site)
  2. After further Viking raids, the shrine of St Columba was transferred to the Abbey of Kells.

Time

  1. Many believe that the Book of Kells was produced on Iona at this time.

Famous Book

  1. The Book of Kells is by far the Library's most famous book and is located in the Old Library.

Cavan

  1. A controversial new motorway has been proposed by the Irish government linking the towns of Cavan and Kells with Dublin.
  2. It is located in the north-west of the county near the border with Cavan, approximately 21 km from Kells. (Web site)
  3. From Dublin take the Junction 6 exit (signposted for Cavan) and follow the N3 to Kells.

Illumination

  1. The masterpiece of this period is the Book of Kells (mid-8th Century), which is unsurpassed for its illumination.

Illuminations

  1. This is a gallery of the major illuminations from the Book of Kells.

Monogram

  1. Compare this page with the corresponding page from the Book of Kells (see illustration below), especially the form of the "Lib" monogram. (Web site)

Entire Page

  1. This trend culminated in the Book of Kells, where the monogram has taken over the entire page.
  2. In the Book of Kells, the Chi Rho monogram has grown to consume the entire page.

Categories

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  2. World > Countries > Ireland > Iona
  3. Trinity College
  4. Meath
  5. Gospels

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