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English Cathedrals and Monasteries through the Centuries (USB memory stick)

Cover page of English Cathedrals and Monasteries

£17.50

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Tracing the development of England's cathedrals and religious houses across the centuries, from the earliest foundations to the present day

 

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English Cathedrals and Monasteries through the Centuries: history, community, worship art, architecture, music.

This stunning interactive resource traces the development of England's cathedrals and religious houses across the centuries, from the earliest foundations to the present day. This major new digital resource combines easily accessible introductions to the latest academic research on cathedrals and religious houses and the influence of these religious powerhouses on national and international history, the evolution of communities, and their roles as drivers for development in worship, music, art and architecture with images from national and international collections.

The resource explores every aspect of cathedral and monastic life, from the Roman church to the present day, with over 120 cases studies. These include one of every Anglican cathedral and a selection of Roman Catholic cathedrals, as well as in-depth studies of religious communities of every size and variation past and present. It is delivered on an USB memory stick compatible with Windows computers. A minimum screen resolution of 1024x768 (standard on most computers) is required.

NB: NOT currently compatible with Macs running El Capitan.

  • Video introductions to Durham Cathedral, Finchale Priory, Deerhurst priory and church.
  • Gallery of over 1000 images from major collections.
  • Contributions from over 180 leading academics and practitioners.
  • Recorded samples of cathedral and monastic music by world-class artists with links to full recordings.
  • Architectural style-guide using 3-D modelling of the development of architecture through the centuries.
  • Monastic gazeteer with detailed records for over 700 religious houses.

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