TITLE

Canterbury Cathedral and the Cult of Becket

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, M. F.
PUB. DATE
March 1994
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar1994, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the eastern arm of England's Canterbury Cathedral and its relevance to the development of Gothic architecture. Construction during the formative years of the cult of Saint Thomas Becket; Early Gothic eastern arm's replacement of a Romanesque structure which burned in 1174; Analysis of building modifications; Reconstitutions of the intended scenes; Lack of provision for the pilgrimage cult of St. Thomas.
ACCESSION #
9406020443

 

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