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Author Baert, Barbara.

Title A heritage of holy wood : the legend of the true Cross in text and image / by Barbara Baert ; translated from the Dutch by Lee Preedy
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 527 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Cultures, beliefs, and traditions ; v. 22
Cultures, beliefs, and traditions ; v. 22
Contents Helena and the Jews. The Legend of the Finding of the Cross -- The Finding of the Cross in Carolingian and Romanesque Art -- Heraclius and the Persians. The Legend of the Exaltation of the Cross -- The Spreading of the Finding and Exaltation of the Cross in the Late Middle Ages -- From Paradise to Golgotha. The Legend of the Wood of the Cross -- The Monumental Programmes of the Legend of the Cross in Italy, Germany and Switzerland
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 455-503) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Art, Byzantine.
Art, Medieval.
Holy Cross -- Legends -- Art.
Genre/Form Art.
Form Electronic book
Author Preedy, Lee.
LC no. 2004047554
ISBN 1429454725 (electronic bk.)
9781429454728 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Erfenis van heilig hout. English