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Medieval Art, Architecture & Archaeology at Canterbury (The by Alixe Bovey

By Alixe Bovey

"From the time of the basis of its cathedral in 597, Canterbury has been the epicentre of Britain's ecclesiastical heritage, and a very very important centre for architectural and visible innovation. Focusing specially yet no longer solely on Christ Church cathedral, this legacy is explored in seventeen essays enthusiastic about Canterbury's artwork, structure and archaeology among the early Anglo-Saxon interval and the shut of the center a long time. Papers think about the connection among among architectural environment and liturgical perform, and among desk bound and movable fittings, whereas clean insights are provided into the classy, religious, and pragmatic issues that formed the material of Christ Church and St Augustine's abbey, along serious reflections on Canterbury's historiography and dating to the broader international. Taken jointly, those experiences exhibit the richness of the surviving fabric, and its enduring skill to elevate new questions.

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