History of Art


HART0070: Relics, Saints, Images and Power - Summer reading list

  • Bagnoli, Martina et al., eds, Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe (London: British Museum, 2011).
  • Bynum, Caroline Walker, Christian Materiality: An Essay on Religion in Late Medieval Europe (New York: Zone, 2011).
  • Folda, Jaroslav, Crusader Art: The Art of the Crusaders in the Holy Land, 1099-1291 (London: Lund Humphries, 2008).
  • Robinson, James, Finer Than Gold: Saints and Relics in the Middle Ages (London: British Museum, 2011).
  • Whalen, Brett Edward, ed., Pilgrimage in the Middle Ages: A Reader (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011) [anthology of relevant primary sources].
  • Wharton, Annabel Jane, Selling Jerusalem: Relics, Replicas, Theme Parks (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006).