The architectural setting of the cult of saints in the early Christian West, c.300-1200
From the earliest centuries of Christianity, the cult of saintly relics has been an important feature of the worship of the Church. This book explores the way in which church architecture has been shaped by holy bones--the physical remains or "relics" of those whom the Church venerated as...
|Series:||Oxford historical monographs|
|Physical Description:||xxv, 308 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
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