Church Misericords and Bench Ends [Audiobook] download free by Richard Hayman

Church Misericords and Bench Ends Audiobook download free by Richard Hayman
  • Listen audiobook: Church Misericords and Bench Ends
  • Author: Richard Hayman
  • Release date: 2009/12/30
  • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Home and Garden
  • ISBN: 9780747807445
  • Rating: 9.21 of 10
  • Votes: 455
  • Review by: Bernadine Sierra
  • Review rating: 9.99 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/30
  • Duration: 36M57S in 256 kbps (9.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-24
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, MPEG4, MPEG-4 SLS, OPUS, MP3, WMA, FLAC (compression ZIP, RAR, TAR, BZ)
  • Total pages original book: 48
  • Includes a PDF summary of 5 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 3M56S (1 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: With the increasing disappearance of stained glass in medieval churches, the surviving wood carvings on church misericords and bench ends are extremely important in providing an insight into the medieval mind. The carved images were often used to convey the messages of the Christian faith in the Middle Ages but they were not just concerned with religion and religious symbols - they also told stories of mythology, humour and satire, showing illustrations of everyday life and people. This book outlines the history of church seating and discusses the craftsmen and the influences behind their work. Using illustrations, the author then explains the subject matter of these wood carvings, revealing how one can discover so much about medieval life - the spiritualism, moralism and the wit - within the carvings still found in churches today.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Art History: Byzantine & Medieval c 500 CE to c 1400, Carvings: Artworks, Antique Furniture / Furniture Collecting, History Of Architecture, Architectural Structure & Design, Religious Buildings
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.69 USD
  • Dimensions: 149x210x5.08mm
  • Weight: 136.08g
  • Printed by: Shire Publications
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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