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View the Book of Kells online in it's entirety. I saw this book on my trip to Ireland and it was one of the highlights of my trip. I practically ran through the room to catch my first glimpse. It is stunning.

Book of Kells Now Free to View Online

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,  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.

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

Handmade woodcarving based on an illustration from the ancient irish Book of Kells. It depicts 4 dogs, 8 birds, 4 snakes and flowers. It measures

Handmade woodcarving based on an illustration from plate 14 of the ancient irish Book of Kells. It depicts 4 dogs, 8 birds, 4 snakes and flowers. It's made from a native chilean wood called rauli (Nothofagus alpina).

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. This looks like it could be a goose. 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,  housed at Trinity College, Dublin. Ancient Celtic illuminated book of the 4 gospels, written in Latin

Book of Kells

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

The Book of Kells - in pictures

The Book of Kells - in pictures

Bernard Meehan delves into the rich ornamentation and explores dense symbolism of the Book of Kells in a selection of pages from the manuscript

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

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 - 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.

The Book of Kells - #31daysofmedievalmanuscripts #write31days

The Book of Kells – Day One of Medieval Manuscripts

http://marie-mckeown.hubpages.com/hub/History-of-Ireland-Early-Medieval-Ireland

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.

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