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Celtic Saints Of Western Britain

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Very good clean copy of this hard back book with no damage to the cover and no internal markings or annotations

Celtic Saints of Western Britain is an exceptional exploration of the lives and deeds of many of the saints of Wales, Cornwall, Devon and Somerset. Included are better known saints such as David, Nectan, Michael and Piran, as well as some of the more enigmatic figures, such as Cuby, Helen, Just and Morwenna. Author and artist Nic Phillips successfully brings the saints to life - both by recounting the stories of these mystical, dramatic, humorous, and sometimes argumentative characters and through his distinctive, full-colour illustrations inspired by pilgrimages through the sacred landscape of their world. Drawing on historical and archaeological research, as well as medieval hagiographies, place names and folk remembrances the reader is invited to explore the saints within the Celtic landscape they inhabited. They travelled widely, and their lives were often tangled in a complex web of family connections, teachers and acquaintances.

Item details

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Phillips, Nic
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2015
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1905297882
ISBN-13:
9781905297887
Number of pages:
178
Publisher:
Avalonia

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Very good clean copy of this hard back book with no damage to the cover and no internal markings or annotations

Celtic Saints of Western Britain is an exceptional exploration of the lives and deeds of many of the saints of Wales, Cornwall, Devon and Somerset. Included are better known saints such as David, Nectan, Michael and Piran, as well as some of the more enigmatic figures, such as Cuby, Helen, Just and Morwenna. Author and artist Nic Phillips successfully brings the saints to life - both by recounting the stories of these mystical, dramatic, humorous, and sometimes argumentative characters and through his distinctive, full-colour illustrations inspired by pilgrimages through the sacred landscape of their world. Drawing on historical and archaeological research, as well as medieval hagiographies, place names and folk remembrances the reader is invited to explore the saints within the Celtic landscape they inhabited. They travelled widely, and their lives were often tangled in a complex web of family connections, teachers and acquaintances.

PLU:
0
Author(s):
Phillips, Nic
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2015
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1905297882
ISBN-13:
9781905297887
Number of pages:
178
Publisher:
Avalonia

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