The Quest for Becket's Bones: The Mystery of the Relics of St. Thomas Becket of Canterbury

The Quest for Becket's Bones: The Mystery of the Relics of St. Thomas Becket of Canterbury

by John Butler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300061153

ISBN-13: 9780300061154

Pub. Date: 03/20/1995

Publisher: Yale University Press

The history of the quest for the lost remains of England's greatest saint-Thomas Becket-is a compelling story of politics, science, conjecture, romanticism, and mystery. This suspenseful and intriguing book tells that story, sifting the known evidence, uncovering much that is new, and suggesting several hypotheses for the resting place of the elusive bones.

Overview

The history of the quest for the lost remains of England's greatest saint-Thomas Becket-is a compelling story of politics, science, conjecture, romanticism, and mystery. This suspenseful and intriguing book tells that story, sifting the known evidence, uncovering much that is new, and suggesting several hypotheses for the resting place of the elusive bones.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300061154
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
03/20/1995
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

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