Art and devotion in late medieval Ireland
The religious art of early Christian Ireland has attracted much scholarly and popular attention. In contrast the devotional world of later medieval Ireland has, until recently, been relatively neglected. This multi-disclipinary volume redresses this by examining the material culture of late medieval Irish devotion against its artistic, historical, theological and liturgical background. The contributors draw on recent advances in international scholarship to provide a broader context for the Irish material. Subjects examined include: wall paintings, metalwork, shrines and reliquaries, manuscripts and books of hours, stained glass and vestments. Other contributions deal with the religious imagery of Irish bardic poetry and the cults of the Virgin Mary and St Francis of Assisi. Many of these papers were first presented at the Second Glenstal History conference held in Glenstal Abbey in September 2004.
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Abbeyknockmoy Adare altar Ardamullivan artist Biircach bishop Book of Fenagh book of hours Caillin carved castle chalice chapel Christ church Cistercian Clabaigh Clare Island colour plate Colum Cille confraternity Connacht context Crucifixion cult death decorated depicted devotion Dominican Dublin early modern England Ennis friary example Fenagh fifteenth folios fragments Franciscan Franciscan friary Gaelic Ireland Galway Gillespie Glenstal Abbey Glenstal manuscript Gothic grisaille hagiography historiated initials Holy Cross abbey Hourihane Ibid iconography imagery images Irish medieval figure Jesus Kells priory Kilkenny late medieval Ireland Leabhar Chlainne Suibhne Limerick liturgical Maedoc Mayo medieval medieval figure sculpture medieval wall paintings Molaisse Morton Museum of Treasures panel Passion patron piety poem popular prayer relics religious reliquary Rosary Ryan saints scene Seanchas Burcach secular shrine sixteenth century St Francis St Saviour's stained glass statue stone suffrage surviving tomb vestments Virgin Mary Waterford cathedral Waterford Museum window Youghal