Symbolism in the Book of Kells

Dr Rachel Moss explores the hidden meanings behind the illustrations of the Book of Kells, gospel book, 9th century, associated with the Columban monasteries in Ireland, Scotland, and England (TCD MS 58, Trinity College Library, Dublin).

Learn more about the Book of Kells with Trinity’s free online course:… Speaker: Dr Rachel Moss, Dept. of History of Art and Architecture, Trinity College Dublin…

Cite this page as: Trinity College Library, Dublin, "Symbolism in the Book of Kells," in Smarthistory, May 24, 2021, accessed April 22, 2024,