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Title Treasures of heaven : saints, relics, and devotion in medieval Europe / edited by Martina Bagnoli ... [et al.].
Publication Info. [Cleveland, Ohio] : Cleveland Museum of Art ; Baltimore : Walters Art Museum ; London : The British Museum ; New Haven [Conn.] : Distributed by Yale University Press, c2010.
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Description xviii, 259 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 32 cm.
Note Issued in connection with an exhibition held Oct. 17, 2010-Jan. 17, 2011, the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Feb. 13-May 15, 2011, the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, and June 23-Oct. 9, 2011, the British Museum, London.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents From tomb to altar. The religion of relics in late antiquity and Byzantium / Derek Krueger ; Relics and their veneration / Arnold Angenendt ; Catalogue 1-35 -- Gathering the saints. Sacred things and holy bodies : collecting relics from late antiquity to the early Renaissance / Holger A. Klein ; "Non est in toto sanctior orbe locus" : collecting relics in early medieval Rome / Guido Cornini ; Catalogue 36-54 -- Ritual and performance. Relics, liturgical space, and the theology of the church / √Čric Palazzo ; From altar to amulet : relics, portability, and devotion / James Robinson ; Catalogue 55-76 -- Matter of faith. The stuff of heaven : materials and craftsmanship in medieval reliquaries / Martina Bagnoli ; "A brilliant resurrection" : enamel shrines for relics in Limoges and Cologne, 1100-1230 / Barbara Drake Boehm ; The spectacle of the charismatic body: patrons, artists, and body part reliquaries / Cynthia Hahn ; Catalogue 77-124 -- Beyond the Middle Ages. The afterlife of the reliquary / Alexander Nagel ; Catalogue 125-139.
Subject Reliquaries, Medieval -- Exhibitions.
Christian art and symbolism -- Medieval, 500-1500 -- Exhibitions.
Relics -- Europe -- Exhibitions.
Christian saints -- Cult -- Europe -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Bagnoli, Martina.
Cleveland Museum of Art.
Walters Art Museum (Baltimore, Md.)
British Museum.
Added Title Saints, relics, and devotion in medieval Europe
ISBN 9780911886740 (pbk.)
0911886745 (pbk.)
9780300168273 (hardback)
0300168276 (hardback)