The Early Church in Wales and the West

The Early Church in Wales and the West

by Nancy Edwards
     
 

Fifteen chapters describing recent work in Early Christain archaeology, history and place-names based on papers presented at a conference at Cardiff in 1989. Contents: introduction (the editors) the myth of the Celtic Church (Wendy Davies), ecclesiastical wealth in ealy Wales (H Pryce), the survival of the 'clas' as an institution (JU Wyn Evans), Welsh…  See more details below

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Fifteen chapters describing recent work in Early Christain archaeology, history and place-names based on papers presented at a conference at Cardiff in 1989. Contents: introduction (the editors) the myth of the Celtic Church (Wendy Davies), ecclesiastical wealth in ealy Wales (H Pryce), the survival of the 'clas' as an institution (JU Wyn Evans), Welsh ecclesiastical place-names and archaeology (T Roberts), Early Christian latin inscriptions in Britain and Gaul (J Knight), the chronology of Class I inscribed stones (K R Dark), air photography of ecclesiastical sites in south Wales (T James), the Early Christian church east and west of Offa's dyke (D Brook), early Medieval cemeteries in Wales (H James), decoding Cornish churchyards (A Preston-Jones), burials and cemeteries in Scotland (E Alcock), pagan and christian burial in Ireland (E O'Brien), problems of identification in the early Irish church (A Hamlin), concluding remarks (C Thomas)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780946897377
Publisher:
Oxbow Books
Publication date:
12/31/1992
Series:
Oxbow Monographs in Archaeology
Pages:
176

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