hwem

hwem, m.n: a corner, angle. (“hweh-m”)

kells_218v1_decor-corner

Image of ornamental corner decoration from the Book of Kells (Dublin, Trinity College Library, MS A.I.58), fol. 218v. Sometimes known as the Book of Columba, the Book of Kells is an illuminated manuscript Gospel book in Latin, containing the four Gospels of the New Testament together with various prefatory texts and tables. It was created in a Columban monastery in either Britain or Ireland or may have had contributions from various Columban institutions from both Britain and Ireland. It is believed to have been created c. 800.

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