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From Ireland coming : Irish art from the early Christian to the late Gothic period and its European context

Author: Colum Hourihane
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Index of Christian Art, Dept. of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University in association with Princeton University Press, ©2001.
Series: Occasional papers (Princeton University. Department of Art and Archaeology. Index of Christian Art), 4.
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Focusing on Irish art from the eighth century AD to the end of the sixteenth century, this work challenges the idea that the best-known Irish monuments of that period - the high crosses, the "Book of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colum Hourihane
ISBN: 0691088241 9780691088242 069108825X 9780691088259
OCLC Number: 44811690
Notes: Majority of papers presented at a conference organized by the Index of Christian Art at Princeton Univ. on Mar. 5-6, 1999.
Description: xx, 356 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Colum Hourihane --
Pilgrimage ad limina apostolorum in Rome: Irish crosses and early Christian sarcophagi / Dorothy Hoogland Verkerk --
Sex, symbol, and myth: some observations on the Irish round towers / Roger Stalley --
The Book of Kells: new light on the temptation scene / Cormac Bourke --
De camino ignis: the iconography of the three children in the fiery furnace in ninth-century Ireland / Colum Hourihane --
Irish high crosses and continental art: shades of iconographical ambiguity / Kees Veelenturf --
The otherness of Irish art in the twelfth century / Peter Harbison --
Masks and monsters: some recurring themes in Irish Romanesque sculpture / Tessa Garton --
Constructing the market cross at Tuam: the role of cultural patriotism in the study of Irish high crosses / Maggie McEnchroe Williams --
Celtic antecedents to the treatment of the human figure in early Irish art / Susanne McNab --
Deciphering the art of interlace / Mildred Budny --
The "Tara" brooch: an Irish emblem of status in its European context / Niamh Whitfield --
"From Ireland coming": fine Irish metalwork from the Medway, Kent, England / Susan Youngs --
An iconography of identity? : the cross-head from Mayo Abbey / Jane Hawkes --
Ornament and script in early medieval insular and continental manuscripts: reasons, functions, efficiency / Emmanuelle Pirotte --
Goldsmiths' work in Ireland, 1200-1400 / Raghnall ó Floinn --
Sheela-na-gigs and other unruly women: images of land and gender in medieval Ireland / Catherine E. Karkov --
Late medieval Irish crosses and their European background / Heather King.
Series Title: Occasional papers (Princeton University. Department of Art and Archaeology. Index of Christian Art), 4.
Responsibility: edited by Colum Hourihane.
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