The Crosses And Culture Of Ireland

By: Porter, Arthur Kingsley

Price: $165.00

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine First Edition Clean 143 pp. 275 B/W Photographs. NO Writing NO Signatures Brilliant Study of the Celtic Christian Iconography of the High Crosses. Bold in his defence of Irish Celtic culture and it's pre-Christian influence in it's art and critical of the demise of vibrancy and Spiritual dynamism when the Roman Church ousted the Native culture from its primacy.The Syrian and Hebrew influence on the early Irish church art is explored as well. Outstanding sharp photos in this First Edition. A slight hint of shelf wear an foxing.. Tight free of any writing. Pages clean too Deep outstanding book as is the condition. First Edition.

Title: The Crosses And Culture Of Ireland

Author Name: Porter, Arthur Kingsley

Categories: Celtic Christianity, Medieval and Early Medieval, Celtic Studies, Irish,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: U.S.A., Yale University Press: 1931

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 874716932

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