Why Sight Holds Flowers: An Apocryphal Source for the Iconography of the Alfred Jewel and Fuller Brooch

Charles D Wright

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationText, image, interpretation
Subtitle of host publicationstudies in Anglo-Saxon literature and its insular context in honour of Éamonn Ó Carragáin
EditorsAlastair J Minnis, Jane E Roberts
Place of PublicationTurnhout
PublisherBrepols
Pages169-186
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9782503518190
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007

Publication series

NameStudies in the early Middle Ages
Volumev. 18

Keywords

  • Civilization, Anglo-Saxon, in literature
  • Christian art and symbolism
  • Christian art and symbolism in literature
  • English literature
  • Sacred space
  • England
  • Civilization, Medieval
  • Civilization, Medieval, in literature
  • Literature, Medieval
  • Religion and literature
  • Civilization, Anglo-Saxon
  • Art and literature
  • Material culture

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Wright, C. D. (2007). Why Sight Holds Flowers: An Apocryphal Source for the Iconography of the Alfred Jewel and Fuller Brooch. In A. J. Minnis, & J. E. Roberts (Eds.), Text, image, interpretation: studies in Anglo-Saxon literature and its insular context in honour of Éamonn Ó Carragáin (pp. 169-186). (Studies in the early Middle Ages; Vol. v. 18). Brepols. https://doi.org/10.1484/M.SEM-EB.3.3796