Trinity College Dublin, Ireland 18th-19th C
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
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Ireland So FarPosted August 30, 2007 by Holly Hayes Part of: Ireland Road Trip
Hello! This post comes to you from the village of Adare, just south of Limerick in western Ireland. But most of it was written in Kilkenny a couple days ago, where we stayed in a modern hotel with an excellent wireless connection. Unfortunately I didn't have time to finish it while we were there, and we are using a…
- Cirker, Blanche (ed.). The Book of Kells: Selected Plates in Full Color. Dover Publications. 1982. Print.
- Meehan, Bernard. The Book of Kells: An Illustrated Introduction to the Manuscript in Trinity College Dublin. Thames & Hudson. 1995. Print.
- Balchin, Judy. Designs from the Book of Kells: A Source Book of Designs Specially Adapted for Craftspeople and Arti. Search Press. 2009. Print.
- The Book of Kells.
- The Secret of Kells.