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Islands in a global context : proceedings of the seventh international conference on Insular art held at the National University of Ireland, Galway, 16-20 July 2014 / Conor Newman, Mags Mannion & Fiona Gavin editors.

International Conference on Insular Art (7th : 2014 : National University of Ireland, Galway)

Dublin, Ireland : Four Courts Press, [2017]

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  • Title:
    Islands in a global context : proceedings of the seventh international conference on Insular art held at the National University of Ireland, Galway, 16-20 July 2014 / Conor Newman, Mags Mannion & Fiona Gavin editors.
  • Author: International Conference on Insular Art (7th : 2014 : National University of Ireland, Galway)
  • Contributor: Conor Newman editor.;
    Mags Mannion editor.;
    Fiona Gavin (Archaeologist), editor.
  • Subjects: Art, Medieval -- British Isles -- Congresses; Art, Medieval -- Europe -- Congresses; Art, Irish -- Congresses; Art, Anglo-Saxon -- Congresses;
    Dewey: 709.02
  • Publication Details: Dublin, Ireland : Four Courts Press, [2017]
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: The programme of illumination in the Insular Gospel books / Dominique Barbet-Massin -- Bejewelling Jerusalem: architectural adornment and symbolic significance in the early Church in the Christian West / Meg Boulton -- Psalm 21 and the beasts of the Ardagh Chalice / Michael Clarke -- Sacred geometry and the five books of the Codex Amiatinus Maiestas Domini / Peter Darby -- Early medieval stone sculpture in Italy: historical and archaeological questions / Eleonora Destefanis -- Making manuscripts: the St Matthew page in St Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 1395 / Carol Farr -- The Ennabeuren Reliquary Casket: reckoning on redemption / Anna Gannon -- Sun of Understanding: the iconographic programme of Iona's free-standing crosses / Tasha Gefreh -- Wandering churches: Insular house-shaped shrines and the Temple of Jerusalem / Samuel Gerace -- The crowning glory of Insular art / Jennifer Gleeson --
    Contents: The transformative nature of stone: early medieval sculpture of the Insular world and the 'graven image' / Jane Hawkes -- Built upon tradition: setting the stage for the evolution of Insular art / Melissa Herman -- Maria Regina: a Continental motif on the Irish high crosses? / Hayley Humphrey -- Adam's skull, Christ and Golgotha in Pictish art / Michael King -- The et-ligature in the Book of Kells: revealing the 'calligraphic imagination' of its great scribe / MacGabhann -- Symbolism, performance and colour: the use of glass beads in early medieval Ireland / Mags Mannion -- The Book of Mulling (Trinity College Dublin MS 60): bindings and 'blurrings' / Bernard Meehan -- Insular crosiers: an independent tradition? / Griffin Murray -- Wayfaring strangers: a case study in island identity in Insular metalwork / Carol Neuman de Vegvar -- The Book of Kells: unfinished business / Roger Stalley -- Morphogenesis of the Lough Kinale Book Shrine, front face / Robert D. Stevick --
    Contents: The fiercest of kings: warriors at the edge of empire / Heidi Stoner -- David composing the Psalms on Irish monumental sculpture / Colleen M. Thomas -- Osiris once again: a pharaonic motif on Irish high crosses / Kees Veelenturf -- The kerbschnitt technique on the Ardagh Chalice / Stephen Walker -- The iconography of the Ardagh Chalice Niamh Whitfield With book and cross: a reading of the sculptural assemblage from Stonegrave, Ryedale, North Yorkshire / Victoria Whitworth -- From island to island and beyond: workshop practices and the cultural roots of fine metalwork in the eighth century / Susan Youngs.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781846825682 (hbk.) : £50.00; BNB GBB5F0385; System number: 017578293
  • Notes: Formerly CIP.
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Physical Description: xix, 282 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 29 cm
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection YC.2018.b.2077
  • UIN: BLL01017578293

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