Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

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Founded just after the Reformation to "civilize Dublin," this historic college is especially famed for its library full of treasures, including the splendid 9th-century Book of Kells.

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53.343788° N, 6.255341° W
+353 1 8962320


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References & Resources

  1. The Book of Kells: Selected Plates in Full Color
  2. The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College Dublin
  3. Designs from the Book of Kells: A Source Book of Designs Specially Adapted for Craftspeople and Arti
  4. The Book of Kells
  5. The Secret of Kells
  6. Official Website of Trinity College Official website.

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April 11, 2015