The Cult of the Virgin Mary in Anglo-Saxon England

The Cult of the Virgin Mary in Anglo-Saxon England

by Mary Clayton
     
 

This book provides a wide-ranging exploration of the cult in England from c. 700 to the Conquest.See more details below

Overview

This book provides a wide-ranging exploration of the cult in England from c. 700 to the Conquest.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521531153
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/13/2003
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England Series, #2
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
332
Sales rank:
1,239,655
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of plates Acknowledgements List of abbreviations 1. Introduction 2. Feasts of the Virgin: origin and development 3. The cult of the Virgin in the liturgy 4. Private prayer to Mary 5. Marian dedications, relics and pilgrimage in Anglo-Saxon England 6. The Virgin as portrayed in Anglo-Saxon art 7. The Virgin in Old English poetry 8. The Virgin in Old English prose 9. Conclusions Bibliography Index

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