Book of Kells Teacher Resources

Book of Kells

www.tcd.ie/Library/bookofkells/book-of-kells/
Contains basic information about the Book of Kells and its home, Trinity College Dublin.

www.medievalscript.com/gallery/main.php?g2_itemId=55
Includes select, full-page illuminated images from The Book of Kells.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NFGM_TFRC8
Burt Wolf's Travels and Traditions, containing explanatory remarks about the Book of Kells by Robin Adams, University Librarian at Trinity College Dublin.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yrHlH1NKk4
Dr. Timothy Graham, Associate Professor at University of New Mexico's Institute of Medieval Studies, delivers a lecture on the Book of Kells.

Manuscript Illumination

www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/iman/hd_iman.htm
From the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History.

http://www.artbabble.org/video/getty-museum/making-manuscripts/
Video created by the Getty Museum describing the making of an illuminated manuscript.

www.isos.dias.ie/english/index.html
Irish Script on Screen, the purpose of which is to create digital images of Irish manuscripts, and to make these images - together with relevant commentary - accessible on a WWW site.

Celtic Art and Culture

www.museum.ie/en/collection/early-medieval.aspx
Useful information on early Medieval art in Ireland on the National Museum of Ireland's website.

www.unc.edu/celtic/index.html
Site created for Dr. Dorothy Verkerk's "Celtic Art and Cultures" (University of North Carolina)