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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); Jane Hawkes(Contributor); John Munns(Contributor); Kate Thomas(Contributor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275526
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Boydell Studies in Medieval Art and Architecture
    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 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); David Griffith(Contributor); Donal Cooper(Contributor)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781783275359
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Boydell Studies in Medieval Art and Architecture
    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
  3. 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: 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
  4. 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: 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 partof the city's... .... Learn More
  5. St Peter's, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire

    St Peter's, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire: Volume 1, History, Archaeology and Architecture [eBook (PDF)]

    Warwick Rodwell(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781842176412
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    St Peter's, Barton-upon-Humber, is a redundant medieval church in the care of English Heritage. As a result of a major programme of research carried out between 1978 and 2007, it is now the most intensively studied parish church in the UK. Excavat... .... 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 likely to be aware th... .... 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. Stairway to Heaven

    Stairway to Heaven: The Functions of Medieval Upper Spaces [Paperback]

    Toby Huitson(Author)

    $49.99

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    ISBN: 9781842176658
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Spiral stairs, galleries and upper chambers in medieval cathedrals, abbeys and parish churches have been an enduring source of fascination to scholars since the eighteenth century. But what were these secret stairs, mysterious galleries and hidde... .... Learn More
  10. Temples and Sanctuaries in the Roman East

    Temples and Sanctuaries in the Roman East: Religious Architecture in Syria, Iudaea/Palaestina and Provincia Arabia [Hardback]

    Arthur Segal(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781842175262
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This lavishly illustrated volume presents a comprehensive architectural study of 87 individual temples and sanctuaries built in the Roman East between the end of the 1st century BCE and the end of the 3rd century CE, within a broad region encompas... .... Learn More

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