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Beggars and Artisans: A Cultural History of Cork’s Franciscan Friary / Images as Narratives: Mosaics in St Francis Church, Cork

Student Exhibition, MA in Medieval History Images as Narratives: Mosaics in St Francis Church, Cork The figural mosaics in St Francis Church depict different scenes, yet they are all tied together by the unifying theme of life. This is most … Continue reading

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Beggars and Artisans: A Cultural History of Cork’s Franciscan Friary / Styles and Stained Glass in St Francis Church

Student Exhibition, MA in Medieval History Beggars and Artisans: Styles and Stained Glass Architecture and iconography of the modern St Francis Church in Cork merge various medieval stylistic traditions, ranging from eastern Byzantine elements to western Gothic influences, which together … Continue reading

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Beggars and Artisans: A Cultural History of Cork’s Franciscan Friary / From Assisi to Cork: Architecture of the Modern Church of St Francis

Student Exhibition, MA in Medieval History Beggars and Artisans: Architecture of the Modern Church of St Francis Nearly four hundred years after the dissolution of the monasteries, the Franciscans in Cork saw the opening of their new church in the … Continue reading

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Beggars and Artisans: A Cultural History of Cork’s Franciscan Friary / A Lost Medieval Friary

Student Exhibition, MA in Medieval History Beggars and Artisans: A Lost Medieval Friary Historical maps of Cork city give a clear indication about the location of the medieval Franciscan friary. UCC’s Special Collections houses a copy of the Civitates Orbis … Continue reading

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