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The Church of Our Fathers as Seen in St. Osmund's Rite for the Cathedral of Salisbury Volume 2; With Dissertations on the Belief and Ritual in England Before and After the Coming of the Normans (Paperback) Loot Price: R325
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The Church of Our Fathers as Seen in St. Osmund's Rite for the Cathedral of Salisbury Volume 2; With Dissertations on the...
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The Church of Our Fathers as Seen in St. Osmund's Rite for the Cathedral of Salisbury Volume 2; With Dissertations on the Belief and Ritual in England Before and After the Coming of the Normans (Paperback)

Daniel Rock

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1849 Excerpt: ... kings, and the great ones of this world, thought their leisure but too well filled up, and their wealth meetly bestowed, when they themselves plied, or made others ply, the needle in stringing their jewels on those sacerdotal garments they had worked from the correct and canonical, no less than beautiful, patterns which had been sketched for them by a Dunstan's hand.41 Such was the skill with which these designs were executed, that our Anglo-Saxon ladies became famous abroad for their ability in needlework; and so highly was embroidery esteemed among themselves, that lands adhuc servatur ecclesia (Acta Pontif. Eboracen. auctore Th. Stubbs, ed. Twysden, t. ii, p. 1699). Misit rex (Willelmus Anglorum princeps) domino abbati et sacro conventui cappam pene auream totam, in qua vix nisi aurum apparet vel electrum vel margaritarum textus et gemmarum series; inferius autem undique tintinnabula resonant ia, ipsaque aurea pendent; regina autem planetam plane dignissimam mittente et accipientibus quia sic rigidam, ut plicari non posset (Vita S. Hugonis, Abb. Cluniac. AA. SS. Aprilis, t. iii, p. 661). If not filcbed from some Anglo-Saxon minster, this cope and chasuble were wrought by Anglo-Saxon hands, and after Anglo-Saxon patterns. 41 Nobilis qusedam matrona, iEdelwyrm nuncupate, quodam momentulo vocavit eum (S. Dunstanum) familiari precatu ad se: quatenus ille ad divinum cultum, quamdam stolam sibi diversis formularum schomatibus ipse prsepingeret, quam postea posset auro, gemmisque variando pompare.--Vita S. Dunstani, a cowvo, apudAA. SS. Bollandi, Maji, t. iv, p. 350. even were bestowed as a reward for teaching this womanly accomplishment.42 Italy herself could show nothing to be compared with some of our vestments; and a cope which iEgelnoth, the AngloSaxon pr...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: December 2009
Authors: Daniel Rock
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 138
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-16400-2
Barcode: 9781150164002
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LSN: 1-150-16400-X

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