CLAYTON, Mary Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England, number 2)
Title: Cult of the Virgin Mary in Anglo-Saxon England. in dj.
Publisher:  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1990, ISBN:0521341019
Seller ID: 72083
CLAYTON, Mary. The Cult of the Virgin Mary in Anglo-Saxon England . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1990). Pp. [i]-xiii,(1),1-299,(5), + 16 p.of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt lettering to spine.Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England, number 2. This volume focuses on the rise of Marian devotion in the early church during the Benedictine period, as far as the Carolingians, focusing on the Anglo-Saxon feasts of the Virgin, contemporary liturgical texts on the subject of the Virgin, prayers, monastic dedications, artwork, prose and poetry that emerged from the beginning of the eighth century through the Norman Conquest. A bit musty, name and personal acquisition note inked, else vg in lightly nicked dj. 100.00