The architectural setting of the cult of saints in the early Christian West, c.300-1200

John Crook

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...

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Main Author: Crook, John, 1946-
Format: Book
Published: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2000.
Series:Oxford historical monographs
Physical Description:xxv, 308 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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