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Twelfth-Century Sculptural Finds at Canterbury Cathedral and the Cult of Thomas Becket

Author: Carolyn Marino Malone
Publisher: Havertown : Oxbow Books, Limited, 2019.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Marino Malone, Carolyn
Twelfth-Century Sculptural Finds at Canterbury Cathedral and the Cult of Thomas Becket
Havertown : Oxbow Books, Limited,c2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Marino Malone
ISBN: 9781789252330 1789252334
OCLC Number: 1223094446
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (281 p.)
Contents: Cover --
Book Title --
Copyright --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
List of illustrations --
Part I: Screens and the Cult of St Thomas --
Introduction --
1: Previous studies and the location of the finds --
The king reliefs --
Earlier scholarship --
Prior Chillenden's constructions --
Conclusion --
2: Dating of the sculpture and architectural fragments --
Carving techniques --
Figurative sculpture --
Foliage decoration --
Architectural motifs --
Regional impact --
Conclusion --
3: Christ Church, Canterbury (1170-1175) --
Becket's murder in the north arm of the transept Analysis of Gervase's description --
Crossing of the western transept --
South arm of the transept --
North arm of the transept (the Martyrdom) --
Late twelfth-century alterations in the crossing --
Prior Odo (1168-1175) --
Pilgrimage (1171-1175) --
Conclusion --
4: Reconstruction of the screens in the western transept --
The Martyrdom --
North-south partitioning screen and north screen --
East side of partitioning screen and north screen --
West side of partitioning screen --
Southern entrance to the tunnel --
Excavations --
South screen --
East side of the crossing --
Rood screen --
Conclusion 5: The quatrefoils: prophecy and the theology of redemption --
The gestures of the prophets --
The rood screen as a liturgical focus --
Prophetic testimony in images and texts --
Liturgical drama --
Ysagoge in Theologiam --
Inscribed images of prophets and liturgical texts --
The Incarnation: Advent and Christmas --
Mass at the Altar of the Holy Cross --
The Passion: Holy Week --
Conclusion --
6: The roundels: the Church's Other --
Lions, demons, Jews and a pagan --
Synagoga --
The unbeliever --
Canterbury's Jewish community --
Conclusion --
Conclusion --
Plates, Reconstructions Part II: Twelfth-Century Finds from the Perpendicular Great Cloister --
Introduction to the catalogue --
Catalogue --
A. Statue segments --
B. Quatrefoils --
C. Roundels --
D. Shaft-rings --
E. Arch elements --
Hood-moulds and head-stops --
Beaded hood-moulds --
Voussoirs --
F. String-course and related elements --
G. Capitals and base --
H. Purbeck elements --
Comparative charts with eimensions of the limetone finds --
Bibliography --


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