Ritual and the Rood: Liturgical Images and the Old English Poems (Hardback)Eamonn O Carragain (author)
Hardback 320 Pages / Published: 01/05/2005
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This book deals with four important surviving artefacts from Anglo-Saxon England: the eighth-century stone cross still standing at Ruthwell, in Scotland; the related cross-shaft at Bewcastle; the poem 'Dream of the Rood'; and the early 11th-century metal reliquary cross preserved in the Cathedral of Saints Michael and Gudule in Brussels, Belgium.
Publisher: The British Library Publishing Division
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 246 x 176 mm
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