Detail in the ornamental text of the opening words of
St Mark's Gospel f. 130R
Book of Kells
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Detail from Folio 130 R 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.
Back to small figures from The Book of Kells, Ireland, c.800AD
An Irish Warrior in The Book of Kells, c.800AD
The Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus in The Book of Kells, c.800AD
Irish Warriors by Ian Heath based on the Book of Kells