Folio 34 Recto: Detail

Detail from the Chi-Rho page (Folio 34 recto) of the Book of Kells.

Here’s a close-up of the so-called Chi-Rho page from the Book of Kells.  The text on the page (not entirely visible in this detail) reads “XPI autem generatio…” and is the incipit of the Gospel According to St. Matthew.  Notice the cats.

Author: Christian Clay Columba Campbell

Christian Clay Columba Campbell is a Roman Catholic of the Anglican Use. As Senior Warden of the Cathedral of the Incarnation (Orlando, FL), he organised the process by which the parish accepted the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum coetibus, petitioning to join the Catholic Church. The Anglican Cathedral is now the Church of the Incarnation in the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. Personal queries should be directed to me at eccentricbliss dot com.

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