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Raising the Dead - a book by Maddern, Christine

Raising the Dead

Early Medieval Name Stones in Northumbria

Raising the Dead( )
Author: Maddern, Christine
Series title:Studies in the Early Middle Ages Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Brepols Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $118.00
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This is the first work to explore and explain the form, function, and theological meaning of Northumbrian name stones, both in their immediate Insular setting and within a wider European context. Earlier studies have concentrated on the archaeological and epigraphic aspects of these monuments, which has resulted in a tentative dating framework but also a blanket designation of 'gravestones'. This book challenges the assumptions behind this designation and focuses on the iconography of...
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