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Course : Art from 400-1300: Romanesque Art
Posted by : britishmuseum
Date posted : Jan 01, 1970
An exploration of how veneration is still very much in evidence today -- and not always in expected places. Celebrity bodies, for instance, are revered in the global cultures of the 21st century, similar in many ways to the veneration of holy individuals in medieval Europe. Treasures of Heaven: saints, relics and devotion in medieval Europe is at the British Museum until 9 October 2011.