The book of kells and trinity college dublin. Tickets can be purchased online or at the ticket desk within the exhibition. 58 sometimes known as the book of columba is an illuminated manuscript gospel book in latin containing the four gospels of the new testament together with various prefatory texts and tables. Book of kells at the trinity college library dublin.
The book of kells latin. Hotels near the book of kells and the old library exhibition. Lasting 35 minutes the tour encompasses the four major squares of the college.
Authenticity tours offers a combined ticket which incorporates discounts on the cost of a guided tour of trinity college dublin and the admission fee to the book of kells and old library exhibition. The gospel texts are prefaced by other texts including canon tables or concordances of gospel passages common to two or more. The exhibition is open 7 days a week.
The book of kells contains the four gospels in latin based on the vulgate text which st jerome completed in 384ad intermixed with readings from the earlier old latin translation. Housed at the library of trinity college dublin the book of kells is one of the must sees on the itinerary of visitors to dublin. Dublin trinity college library ms a.
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View all hotels near the book of kells and the old library exhibition on tripadvisor. The book is the most famous manuscript in the library of trinity college dublin where it is permanently on display.