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Golden Age of Irish Art The Medieval Achievement, 600-1200

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ISBN-10: 0500019274

ISBN-13: 9780500019276

Edition: 2000

Authors: Peter Harbison

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In manuscript illumination and luxury metalwork, Medieval Ireland led the world. This flowering of the arts was the result of religion. However, most of the art is undocumented and this book provides a serious assessment of the subject.
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Book details

List price: $95.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 9.50" wide x 12.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.588
Language: English

Peter Harbison is a professor of archaeology.

Preface
Prehistoric Forebears
Early Christian Rebirth
The Seventh Century
The Eighth Century - an Apogee
Manuscripts of the Eighth and Early Ninth Centuries
Metalwork of around the Year 800
Stone High Crosses of the Ninth and Tenth Centuries
The Early Churches
Towards the Turn of the Millennium
The Eleventh Century and the Rise of Dublin
Late Eleventh- and Twelfth-Century Metalwork
Twelfth-Century Churches and Crosses
Epilogue
Bibliography
Photo Credits
Index