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Item Number: 144532
Title: Islands in a global context : Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Insular Art
Author: Newman, Conor (et al)
Price: $85.00
ISBN: 9781846825682
Record created on 02/04/17
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Description: Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2017. 28cm., hardcover, 304pp. illus., most in color.

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 ; 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, Donncha 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 ; 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 Young.

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