Detail in the ornamental text of the opening words of
St Mark's Gospel f. 130r
from the
Book of Kells



Source: chroniclenewspaper.com
The full folio 130r, Book of Kells.


Detail from Folio 130r in The Book of Kells, c.AD 800. A man wearing a round-necked jacket with fitted sleeves and ankle-length trews held taut with instep straps.
An Irish Warrior in The Book of Kells, c.800AD
The Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus in The Book of Kells, c.800AD
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Irish Warriors in Armies of the Dark Ages 600-1066 by Ian Heath, based on the Book of Kells.






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