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  1. The Georgian Churches of Oski and Iskhani

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

    Dora Piquet-Panayatova (Author)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9781899828913
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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... .... Learn More
  2. Crossing the Threshold

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

    Madeleine Mumcuoglu (Author); Yosef Garfinkel (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £37.50

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

    Ta’ Braxia Cemetery, Malta [Hardback]

    Conrad Thake (Author); Janica Buhagiar (Author)

    £53.00

    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 to be established i... .... Learn More
  4. Chapels of England

    Chapels of England [Hardback]

    Christopher Wakeling (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781848020320
    Published by : English Heritage
     Religion in Britain after the Reformation was remarkably unstable and places of worship were the focus of dispute and regular change. This book is the first substantial synoptic account of Nonconformist church architecture in England and aim... .... Learn More
  5. I.B. Tauris History of Monasticism

    I.B. Tauris History of Monasticism: The Western Tradition [Hardback]

    G. R. Evans (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781848853768
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    From the earliest centuries of the church, asceticism and the contemplative life have been profoundly important aspects of western Christianity. And in assessing the glories of western civilization, perhaps the best place to start is within mediev... .... Learn More
  6. Patterns in Stonework: The Early Churches in Northern England

    Patterns in Stonework: The Early Churches in Northern England: A Further Study in Ecclesiastical Geology Part A: The Counties of Cheshire,Cumberland,Derbyshire,Durham,Lancashire and Lincolnshire [Paperback]

    John F. Potter (Author)

    £58.00

    ISBN: 9781407313931
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR BRITISH
    Volume: 617
    This work follows the rapid survey of the ecclesiastical geology of the stonework of known Anglo-Saxon churches throughout England undertaken by the author a decade ago. From that brief study it proved possible to both understand and distinguish c... .... Learn More
  7. 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)

    £29.00

    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 past 1000 years t... .... Learn More
  8. The Traditio Legis: Anatomy of an Image

    The Traditio Legis: Anatomy of an Image [Paperback]

    Robert Couzin (Author)

    £29.00

    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 protect the dangli... .... Learn More
  9. Hidden Treasures of Ethiopia

    Hidden Treasures of Ethiopia [Hardback]

    Marie-Jose Friedlander (Editor); Bob Friedlander (Editor)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781780768168
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    Ethiopia is a land of hidden treasures, and among the greatest are its remote churches, whose richly decorated interiors amaze and astound with their vibrant colours and extraordinary illustration. Yet steeped in ancient legend, a... .... Learn More
  10. The Benedictines in the Middle Ages

    The Benedictines in the Middle Ages [Paperback]

    James G. Clark (Author)

    £17.99

    ISBN: 9781843839736
    Published by : Boydell & Brewer Ltd
    Monastic houses following the rule of St. Benedict of Nursia were the most numerous in medieval Europe - their ranks containing several of the continent's wealthiest, most influential and most highly regarded. This study offers an overview of ... .... Learn More

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