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The cross of Cong : a masterpiece of Medieval Irish art / Griffin Murray.

Author:
Murray, Griffin [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2014]
Description:
xxxiii, 326 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 26 cm
Summary note:
This is the first detailed study of the Cross of Cong, one of Ireland's foremost national treasures, and a major piece of medieval metalwork.--Provided by publisher.
Notes:
Published in association with the National Museum of Ireland.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 306-317) and index.
Contents:
Rediscovery, acquisition, and study -- Turlough O'Connor, Tuam and the True Cross -- Description and analysis -- Making the Cross: the master-craftsman and his techniques -- Tradition and influence: the style of the Cross of Cong -- The meaning of the Cross of Cong -- The significance of the Cross of Cong: identity, workshops, and relics -- Catalogue of ecclesiastical objects produced by the Cross of Cong Workshop.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 0716532743
  • 9780716532743
OCLC:
902921564
Issuing body:
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