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  1. The Rood in Medieval Britain and Ireland, c.800-c.1500

    The Rood in Medieval Britain and Ireland, c.800-c.1500 [Hardback]

    Philippa Turner(Editor); Jane Hawkes(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275526
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Boydell Studies in Medieval Art and Architecture
    Volume: Volume 22
    The rood was central to medieval Christianity and its visual culture: Christ's death on the cross was understood as the means by which humankind was able to gain salvation, and depictions of the cross, and Christ's death upon it, were ubiquitous.<... .... Learn More
  2. The Georgian Churches of Oski and Iskhani

    The Georgian Churches of Oski and Iskhani: Architecture and Ornament [Hardback]

    Dora Piquet-Panayatova(Author)

    $240.00

    ISBN: 9781899828913
    Published by : Pindar Press
    This study deals with the churches of Oski and Iskhani, in the ancient Georgian province of Tao-Klardeti, now in eastern Turkey. Each church is examined separately, with a focus on the architecture and carved decoration. The architectural sculptur... .... Learn More
  3. The Art and Science of the Church Screen in Medieval Europe

    The Art and Science of the Church Screen in Medieval Europe: Making, Meaning, Preserving [Paperback]

    Spike Bucklow(Editor); Richard Marks(Editor); Lucy Wrapson(Editor)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781783275359
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Boydell Studies in Medieval Art and Architecture
    Volume: Volume 9
    The churches of medieval Europe contained richly carved and painted screens, placed between the altar and the congregation; they survive in particularly high numbers in England, despite being partly dismantled during the Reformation. While these s... .... Learn More
  4. St Stephen's College, Westminster

    St Stephen's College, Westminster: A Royal Chapel and English Kingship, 1348-1548 [Hardback]

    Elizabeth Biggs(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783274956
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in the History of Medieval Religion
    Volume: Volume 50
    In St Stephen's College, the royally-favoured religious institution at the heart of the busy administrative world of the Palace of Westminster, church and state met and collaborated for two centuries, from its foundation to pray for the royal dead... .... Learn More
  5. The Friaries of Medieval London

    The Friaries of Medieval London: From Foundation to Dissolution [Paperback]

    Nick Holder(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781783274314
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in the History of Medieval Religion
    Volume: Volume 46
    with contributions from Ian M. Betts, Jens Röhrkasten, Mark Samuel, and Christian Steer.

    Nominated for the Current Archaeology Book of the Year Award 2019

    The friaries of medieval London formed an important part of the city'... .... Learn More
  6. Crossing the Threshold

    Crossing the Threshold: Architecture, Iconography and the Sacred Entrance [Hardback]

    Madeleine Mumcuoglu(Author); Yosef Garfinkel(Author)

    $80.00

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    ISBN: 9781789250763
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Every day millions of people enter public buildings of many forms and functions: Notre-Dame in Paris, Grand Central Station in New York, the British Museum in London, that are decorated with recessed doorways. None of them is like... .... Learn More
  7. Ta’ Braxia Cemetery, Malta

    Ta’ Braxia Cemetery, Malta [Hardback]

    Conrad Thake(Author); Janica Buhagiar(Author)

    $75.00

    ISBN: 9789995711702
    Published by : Midsea Books
    The Ta’ Braxia cemetery at Pietà was designed and planned by the Maltese architect Emmanuele Luigi Galizia (1830–1907), at the time, still in his mid-twenties. It is, for all intents and purposes, the first extra-mural cemetery ... .... Learn More
  8. Monastic Archaeology

    Monastic Archaeology [Paperback]

    Graham Keevill(Editor); Mick Aston(Editor); Teresa Hall(Editor)

    $48.00

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    ISBN: 9781785705670
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The study of monasteries has come a long way since late the late 19th century. The emphasis has shifted away from reconstructing the layouts of monastic buildings to a better understanding of the wider monastic environment. The papers in this volu... .... Learn More
  9. The Traditio Legis: Anatomy of an Image

    The Traditio Legis: Anatomy of an Image [Paperback]

    Robert Couzin(Author)

    $58.00

    ISBN: 9781784910815
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The bearded and mature figure of Christ stands majestically raising his right hand, open palm facing the viewer. In his left he holds an unfurled scroll. Saints Peter and Paul appear on either side, Peter approaching to catch or pr... .... Learn More
  10. An Anatomy of a Priory Church: The Archaeology, History and Conservation of St Mary’s Priory Church, Abergavenny

    An Anatomy of a Priory Church: The Archaeology, History and Conservation of St Mary’s Priory Church, Abergavenny [Paperback]

    George Nash(Editor)

    $58.00

    ISBN: 9781784911089
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Based on documentary evidence, the Priory Church of St Marys in Abergavenny has been a place of worship since the late 11th century; archaeological evidence though suggests that the site has a much earlier period of use. Over the p... .... Learn More

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