A visit to Dublin would not be complete without a visit to Trinity College to see the Book of Kells. The manuscript contains the writings of the Four Gospels, but is most well known for its artwork. It is elaborately decorated in Celtic knot work as well as images depicting the life of Jesus. The Old Library at Trinity College was Cinnia’s next visit.
This place is magnificent. I could get lost in here for weeks. This is a book lover’s paradise. I don’t even know where to begin.
Cinnia wandered through the Long Room mouth-agape. She made her way to the book of Kells wanting to see the illustrations first hand. Celtic knots are prevalent features of manuscripts, cemetery crosses, and other ancient sites. The trinity knot is one of the most recognized. It’s believed to have varied symbolic meanings:
For me this journey is about the rebirth of the creative through nurturing the body, mind, and spirit. Today I’ll work on my mind and explore some of the amazing collections here.
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