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- ISBN: 9780230616042 | 0230616046
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 10/15/2010
These fourteen essays create an interdisciplinary conversation about the nature and function of sacred and devotional objects across the globe during the medieval and Early Modern period. Topics treated include the veneration of relics of the Buddha, the cult of the saints in medieval and early modern Ireland, medieval surveys of pagan and Christian Rome, and textile relics in colonial Mexico.