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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Françoise Henry.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 220p., 80p. of plates :
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17379233M

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Irish Art in the Early Christian Period, + During the Viking Invasions, + In the Romanesque Period in Three (3) Volumes HENRY (Francoise) Published by Cornell U.P. , Ithaca (). Irish art in the early Christian period, to A.D. by Françoise Henry. Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y. Written in EnglishCited by: 7. From Ireland Coming: Irish Art from the Early Christian to the Late Gothic Period and Its European Context (Index of Christian Art Occasional Papers) [Colum Hourihane] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Lying at Europe's remote western edge, Ireland long has been seen as having an artistic heritage that owes little to influences beyond its borders. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Henry, Françoise. Irish art in the early Christian period. London, Methuen & Co. [] (OCoLC)

Irish Art in the early Christian period. [Françoise Henry] Print book: English: 2d edView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Christian art and symbolism. # Christian art and symbolism\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Over the past fifty years, Françoise Henry has been the leading authority on the history of early Irish art. A pupil of Henri Focillon, she united two traditions of scholarship, one French and one Irish, and her understanding of the European context within which the art of early Christian Ireland developed has had a profound influence on subsequent : $ Irish Art - Early Christian Period MANUSCRIPTS. Introduction. The arrival of Christianity during the fifth century AD began a process of change in Ireland. Christianity is a religion of the book and the Irish who became monks learned how to read and write. New bibles needed to be produced for the new monasteries and churches that were springing. This publication, the first to focus on Irish art from the eighth century AD to the end of the sixteenth century, challenges the idea that the best-known Irish monuments of that period-the high crosses, the Book of Kells, the Tara Brooch, the round towers-reflect isolated, insular traditions.

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