Making and meaning in insular art

Rachel Moss, editor

Hardback €58.50
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ISBN: 978-1-85182-986-6
September 2007. 376pp; large format, colour ills.

Michael Ryan

Weaving garnets: thoughts about two ‘excessively rare’ belt mounts from Sutton Hoo
Lawrence Nees

Motifs and techniques in Early Medieval Celtic filigree: their ultimate origins
Niamh Whitfield

Pushing boundaries: Anglo-Saxon zoomorphic pins
Anna Gannon

The figural iconography of the Soiscéal Molaise and Stowe Missal book shrines
Paul Mullarkey

Context and meaning: finding a place for some fragments of Early Medieval metalwork from Perthshire, Scotland
Mark A. Hall

Insular-type crosiers: their construction and characteristics
Griffin Murray

Skeuomorphs and spolia: the presence of the past in Irish pre-Romanesque architecture
Tomás Ó Carragáin

A legal perspective on the saer and workshop practice in pre-Norman Ireland
Jenifer Ní Ghrádaigh

A twelfth-century renaissance? Irish Romanesque sculpture and the Insular tradition
Rachel Moss

Collingwood and Anglo-Saxon sculpture: art history or archaeology?
Jane Hawkes

Artistic identity and the Irish scripture crosses
Roger Stalley

Iconographical analysis of the Marigold Stone, Carndonagh, Inishowen, Co. Donegal
Conor Newman & Niamh Walsh

Early Medieval sculpture in south-west Wales: the Irish Sea connection
Nancy Edwards

New animal ornament on the cross-slab from Hilton of Cadboll, Ross and Cromarty, Scotland
Isabel Henderson

Classical animals on Irish high crosses
Peter Harbison

Insular display capitals and their origins
Gifford Charles-Edwards

Remembering Jerusalem: architecture and meaning in Insular canon table arcades
Carol Neuman de Vegvar

‘Therefore do I speak to them in parables’: meaning in the margins of the Book of Kells
Heather Pulliam

Looking the Devil in the eye: the figure of Satan in the Book of Kells folio
Bernard Meehan

The incipit pages of the Macregol Gospels
Carol A. Farr

An examination of the blessing hand in Insular art
Tessa Morrison

‘Know who and what he is’: the context and inscriptions of the Durham Gospels Crucifixion image
Jennifer O’Reilly

Continuing the tradition: Insular influences in Irish manuscripts of the Late Medieval period
Colum P. Hourihane