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[[Image:Archangel Gabriel frescoBookofkells.jpggif|100px|left]]The Holy '''Book of Kells''' represents the high point of manuscript [[Archangel GabrielGospels]]produced in pre-Norman Britain. The Book of Kells, also known as the '''Book of Columba''' has been called the leader of the heavenly hosts; he is associated with numerous happenings in [[Holy Scripture]], particularly his revelation to the [[Theotokos]] an ornately illustrated manuscript Gospel that she would bear [was produced around 800 by Celtic [Christ]]. Thus his primary role has been called one of announcing the [[Soteriology|salvationmonk]] of mankinds. The Church celebrates the [[Synaxis]] of the [[Archangel]] Gabriel on [[March 26]], the day following the Feast of the [[Annunciation]], and again on [[July 13]]; he test is also commemorated together with all the Archangels on their Synaxis date, [[November 8]]written in Latin.
The reason why Gabriel Book of Kells is most celebrated, is his role one of many Gospel manuscripts written from the late sixth century to the early ninth century in the [[AnnunciationMonastery|monasteries]] in Scotland, northern England, and other events in [[New Testament]] times attributed to him by TraditionIreland. Starting The Book of Kells was produced late in [[Gospel of Luke|Luke]] 1, Gabriel first appears to [[Zachariah]]this period, perhaps around the father beginning of [[John the Forerunner|John ninth century, and represents the Baptist]]high point in writing these artistic manuscripts. Zachariah initially refuses to believe that his barren wifeThe manuscripts have been grouped by scholars based upon similarities in artistic style, Elizabethscript, and he will have a child in their old agetextual traditions. Gabriel then strikes Zachariah mute until Among other surviving examples of this Biblical style are the birth Cathach of his son because St. Columba, the Book of his disbeliefDurrow, the Durham Gospels, Lindisfarne Gospels, and the Macregal Gospels.
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