From the Book of Kells, one of the most beautifully illustrated and best preserved illuminated manuscripts in the world, and an amazing piece of celtic art in its own right. 

It is believed to have been written around the turn of the ninth century A.D. by Celtic monks, presumably in Kells, Ireland.

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