The Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus
from folio 114r of
The Book of Kells
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From The Book of Kells, c.800AD, this page shows the arrest of Christ, from St. Matthew's Gospel chapter 26, verse 30. The image shows two sharp featured red-headed men leading Christ away, both believed to represent Judas.
Source: CPL Fine Arts & Special Collections
(folio 114 recto)
Columns of figures on the frontis-pieces in the Book of Kells, c.800AD
Small figures from The Book of Kells, c.800AD