Celtic Crosses of Britain and Ireland

Celtic Crosses of Britain and Ireland

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This study of the development of the Celtic cross in the early Christian period has been reprinted with corrections and updated bibliography.

McMillan Palgrave
Ring-headed crosses of impressive height and intricate design were first erected in Iona and Ireland from the eighth century onwards. This book deals with these but also shows how they were the culmination of a long period of development during the early Christian period. The early sculpture of Wales, Cornwall, the Isle of Man, Scotland and Ireland is examined against the background of the spread of Christian beliefs and practices. Examples selected from the whole of the Celtic west between the fifth and eleventh centuries are fully discussed and illustrated. A bibliography and list of places to visit are also included.

Publisher: Oxford : Shire Publications, 2009
ISBN: 9780747800033
Characteristics: 64 p. : ill. ; 21 cm


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