CROSS AND CRUCIFORM IN THE ANGLO-SAXON WORLD: STUDIES TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF TIMOTHY REUTER

CROSS AND CRUCIFORM IN THE ANGLO-SAXON WORLD: STUDIES TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF TIMOTHY REUTER

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ISBN-13: 9781933202501
Publisher: West Virginia University Press
Publication date: 05/01/2010
Series: WV MEDIEVEAL EUROPEAN STUDIES Series
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 418
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations vii

In Memoriam Timothy Reuter xi

Introduction Sarah Larratt Keefer Karen Louise Jolly Catherine E. Karkov 1

I The Cross: Image and Emblem

The Cross and the Book: the Cross-Carpet Pages of the Lindisfarne Gospels as Sacred Figurae Michelle P. Brown 17

A Cross and an Acrostic: Boniface's Prefatory Poem to his Ars grammatica David A. E. Pelteret 53

Abbot Ælfwine and the Sign of the Cross Catherine E. Karkov 103

II The Cross: Meaning and Word

Sources or Analogues? Using Liturgical Evidence to Date The Dream of the Rood Éamonn Ó Carragáin 135

Writing/Sounding the Cross: The Dream of the Rood as Figured Poetry Helen Damico 166

Old English "Cross" Words Rolf H. Bremmer Jr. 204

Signifying Christ in Anglo-Saxon England: Old English Terms for the Sign of the Cross Ursula Lenker 233

III The Cross: Gesture and Structure

The Staff of Life: Cross and Blessings in Anglo-Saxon Cereal Production Debby Banham 279

Anglo-Saxon Chapel at Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire David A. Hinton 319

New Media and the Nunburnholme Cross Martin K. Foys 340

The Enkolpion of Edward the Confessor: Byzantium and Anglo-Saxon Concepts of Rulership Lynn Jones 369

Index 387

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