The Resource Matter of faith : an interdisciplinary study of relics and relic veneration in the medieval period, edited by James Robinson and Lloyd de Beer with Anna Harnden

Matter of faith : an interdisciplinary study of relics and relic veneration in the medieval period, edited by James Robinson and Lloyd de Beer with Anna Harnden

Label
Matter of faith : an interdisciplinary study of relics and relic veneration in the medieval period
Title
Matter of faith
Title remainder
an interdisciplinary study of relics and relic veneration in the medieval period
Statement of responsibility
edited by James Robinson and Lloyd de Beer with Anna Harnden
Title variation
Interdisciplinary study of relics and relic veneration in the medieval period
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This publication is the outcome of the conference Matter of Faith, held to accompany the British Museum's exhibition Treasures of Heaven, which brought together over thirty international experts in the field to present new research around the themes of medieval reliquaries and relic veneration."--Page 4 of cover
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Member of
Cataloging source
ERASA
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NK1652.2
LC item number
.M38 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Robinson, James
  • De Beer, Lloyd
  • Harnden, Anna
Series statement
British Museum research publication
Series volume
195
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Relics
  • Reliquaries, Medieval
  • Christian art and symbolism
  • Christian saints
  • Christian art and symbolism
  • Christian art and symbolism
  • Christian saints
  • Relics
  • Reliquaries, Medieval
  • Europe
Label
Matter of faith : an interdisciplinary study of relics and relic veneration in the medieval period, edited by James Robinson and Lloyd de Beer with Anna Harnden
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Papers originally presented at the Treasures of heaven conference held at the British Museum, London, Oct. 6-8, 2011; explored the relationship between sacred matter and precious materials in the Middle Ages
  • Exhibition catalog Treasures of heaven : saints, relics, and devotion in medieval Europe, issued in conjunction with an exhibition held Oct. 17, 2010-Jan. 17, 2011, the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland; Feb. 13-May 15, 2011, the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; and June 23-Oct. 9, 2011, the British Museum, London
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • To be a pilgrim : tactile piety, virtual pilgrimage and the experience of place in Christian pilgrimage / Dee Dyas -- Vestiary signs of pilgrimage in twelfth-century Europe / Janet E. Snyder -- St George and Venice : the rise of imperial culture / David M. Perry -- Stones of St Michael : venerating fragments of holy ground in medieval France and Italy / Lucy Donkin -- The saint and the king : relics, reliquaries and late medieval coronation in Aachen and Székesfehérvár / Scott B. Montgomery -- St Ursula's cult and its manifestation in liturgy / Kristin Hoefener -- Picturing narrative and promoting cult : hagiographic illumination at three English cult centres / Kathryn Gerry -- Presentation of relics in late medieval Siena : the Cappella delle Reliquie in Siena Cathedral / Wolfgang Loseries -- A recently discovered Anglo-Carolingian chrismatory / Leslie Webster -- Grist for the mill : a newly discovered bust reliquary from Saint-Flour / Barbara Drake Boehm --
  • New dating of the Limoges reliquaries of the stigmatization of St Francis / Elisabeth Antoine-König -- Christus crystallus : rock crystal, theology and materiality in the medieval west / Stefania Gerevini -- Dressing the relics : some thoughts on the custom of relic wrapping in medieval Christianity / Martina Bagnoli -- Common ground : reliquaries and the lower classes in late medieval Europe / Sarah Blick -- A shrine reunited? : the collaborative, scientific study of two reliquary panels from the Walters Art Museum and the British Museum / Glenn Gates, Susan La Niece and Terry Drayman-Weisser -- The construction and conservation history of the Hildesheim portable altar / Maickel van Bellegem and Lloyd de Beer -- New discoveries related to the portable altar of Countess Gertrude / Shelley Reisman Paine, David B. Saja and Linda B. Spurlock -- Relics of gender identity : interpreting a reliquary of a follower of St Ursula / Samantha Riches --
  • Embodying the saint : mystical visions, Maria lactans and the miracle of Mary's milk / Vibeke Olson -- Art as evidence in medieval relic disputes : three cases from fifteenth-century France / Erik Inglis -- Contested relics : Winefride and the saints of the Atlantic churches / Madeleine Gray -- The horn of St Hubert in the Wallace Collection / Jeremy Warren -- Preserved miraculously : relics in the Old Catholic St Gertrude's Cathedral in Utrecht, Netherlands / Anique de Kruijf -- Change and continuity in the display of relics in England in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries : the English Catholic community in a broader context / Andrea de Meo Arbore -- Bodies, artefacts and images : a cross-cultural theory of relics / Steven Hooper
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
vii, 208 pages
Isbn
9780861591954
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)880552059
  • (OCoLC)ocn880552059
Label
Matter of faith : an interdisciplinary study of relics and relic veneration in the medieval period, edited by James Robinson and Lloyd de Beer with Anna Harnden
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Papers originally presented at the Treasures of heaven conference held at the British Museum, London, Oct. 6-8, 2011; explored the relationship between sacred matter and precious materials in the Middle Ages
  • Exhibition catalog Treasures of heaven : saints, relics, and devotion in medieval Europe, issued in conjunction with an exhibition held Oct. 17, 2010-Jan. 17, 2011, the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland; Feb. 13-May 15, 2011, the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; and June 23-Oct. 9, 2011, the British Museum, London
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • To be a pilgrim : tactile piety, virtual pilgrimage and the experience of place in Christian pilgrimage / Dee Dyas -- Vestiary signs of pilgrimage in twelfth-century Europe / Janet E. Snyder -- St George and Venice : the rise of imperial culture / David M. Perry -- Stones of St Michael : venerating fragments of holy ground in medieval France and Italy / Lucy Donkin -- The saint and the king : relics, reliquaries and late medieval coronation in Aachen and Székesfehérvár / Scott B. Montgomery -- St Ursula's cult and its manifestation in liturgy / Kristin Hoefener -- Picturing narrative and promoting cult : hagiographic illumination at three English cult centres / Kathryn Gerry -- Presentation of relics in late medieval Siena : the Cappella delle Reliquie in Siena Cathedral / Wolfgang Loseries -- A recently discovered Anglo-Carolingian chrismatory / Leslie Webster -- Grist for the mill : a newly discovered bust reliquary from Saint-Flour / Barbara Drake Boehm --
  • New dating of the Limoges reliquaries of the stigmatization of St Francis / Elisabeth Antoine-König -- Christus crystallus : rock crystal, theology and materiality in the medieval west / Stefania Gerevini -- Dressing the relics : some thoughts on the custom of relic wrapping in medieval Christianity / Martina Bagnoli -- Common ground : reliquaries and the lower classes in late medieval Europe / Sarah Blick -- A shrine reunited? : the collaborative, scientific study of two reliquary panels from the Walters Art Museum and the British Museum / Glenn Gates, Susan La Niece and Terry Drayman-Weisser -- The construction and conservation history of the Hildesheim portable altar / Maickel van Bellegem and Lloyd de Beer -- New discoveries related to the portable altar of Countess Gertrude / Shelley Reisman Paine, David B. Saja and Linda B. Spurlock -- Relics of gender identity : interpreting a reliquary of a follower of St Ursula / Samantha Riches --
  • Embodying the saint : mystical visions, Maria lactans and the miracle of Mary's milk / Vibeke Olson -- Art as evidence in medieval relic disputes : three cases from fifteenth-century France / Erik Inglis -- Contested relics : Winefride and the saints of the Atlantic churches / Madeleine Gray -- The horn of St Hubert in the Wallace Collection / Jeremy Warren -- Preserved miraculously : relics in the Old Catholic St Gertrude's Cathedral in Utrecht, Netherlands / Anique de Kruijf -- Change and continuity in the display of relics in England in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries : the English Catholic community in a broader context / Andrea de Meo Arbore -- Bodies, artefacts and images : a cross-cultural theory of relics / Steven Hooper
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
vii, 208 pages
Isbn
9780861591954
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)880552059
  • (OCoLC)ocn880552059

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