The Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus
from folio 114r of
The Book of Kells
A larger image of 'The Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus' in The Book of Kells, c.800AD.
From The Book of Kells, c.800AD, this page shows the arrest of Christ, from St. Matthew's Gospel chapter 26, verse 30.
The image shows two sharp featured red-headed men leading Christ away, both believed to represent Judas.
Source: CPL Fine Arts & Special Collections
(folio 114 recto)
Columns of figures on the frontis-pieces in the Book of Kells, c.800AD
Small figures from The Book of Kells, c.800AD