Presentation on theme: "Happy St. Patrick’s Day 432 - St. Patrick established a church in Ireland Began the Christianization of the Celts Established monasteries Relatively independent."— Presentation transcript:
Happy St. Patrick’s Day 432 - St. Patrick established a church in Ireland Began the Christianization of the Celts Established monasteries Relatively independent due to their isolation – They were situated in inaccessible & inhospitable placed where monks were far from worldly temptation & distraction Became great centers of learning
Illuminated Manuscripts – Illuminating the Word of God Man, (symbol of St. Matthew) Book of Durrow ca. 660-680 Hiberno-Saxon (current day Ireland) Art
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