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From Ireland Coming:
Irish Art from the Early Christian to the Late Gothic Period and Its European Context
Edited by Colum Hourihane

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface vii
Notes on Contributors viii
List of Illustrations xi
Abbreviations xix
Introduction by Colum Hourihane 3
Pilgrimage ad Limina Apostolrum in Rome: Irish Crosses and Early Christian Sarcophagi by Dorothy Hoogland Verkerk 9
Sex, Symbol, and Myth: Some Observations on the Irish Round Towers by Roger Stalley 27
The Book of Kells: New Light on the Temptation Scene by Cormac Bourke 49
De Camino Ignis: The Iconography of the Three Children in the Fiery Furnance on Ninth-Century Ireland by Colum Hourihane 61
Irish High Crosses and Continental Art: Shades of Iconographical Ambiguilty by Kees Veelenturf 83
The Otherness of Irish Art in the Twelfth Century by Peter Harrison 103
Masks and Monsters: Some Recurring Themes in Irish Romanesque Sculpture by Tessa Garton 121
Constructing the Market Cross at Tuam: The Role of Cultural Patriotism in the Study of Irish High Crosses by Maggie McEnchroe 141
Celtic Antecedents to the Treatment of the Human Figure in Early Irish Art by Susanne McNar 161
Deciphering the Art of Interlace by Mildred Budny 183
The "Tara" Brooch: An Irish Emblem of Status in Its European Context by Niamh Whitfield 211
''From Ireland Coming'': Fine Irish Metalwork fromthe Medway, Kent, England by Susan Youngs 249
An Iconography ofIndentity? The Cross-Head from Mayo Abbey by Jane Hawkes 261
Ornament and Script in Early Medieval Insular and Continental Manuscripts: reasons, Functions, Efficency by Emmanuelle Pirotte 277
Goldsmiths' Work in Ireland,1200-1400 by Raghnall O Floinn 289
Sheela-na-gigs and Other Unruly Women: Images of Land and Gender in Medieval Ireland by Catherine E. Karkov 313
Late Medieval Irish Crosses and Their European Background by Heather King 333
Index 351

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