Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 October 2014

320 Pages | 20 figures, 21 music examples

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199351350

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Holy Treasure and Sacred Song

Relic Cults and their Liturgies in Medieval Tuscany

Benjamin Brand

  • Engages the comparatively obscure field of medieval sacred music with preeminent scholarship to create a uniquely specialized study of medieval Tuscany
  • Includes in-depth discussion of the sociopolitical context of relic cults
  • Integrates close analyses of the liturgy into a broader consideration of the historical and artistic aspects of medieval relic cults