Janina Ramirez: The blending of Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Christianity
Published: August 14, 2019 by source
Based on her recent book, The Private Lives of Saints: Power, Passion and Politics in Anglo-Saxon England, Dr Janina Ramirez, Oxford Art Historian and BBC broadcaster, will explore the incredible intellectual, artistic and spiritual results of the influence of Celtic and Roman Christianity on the newly converted Anglo-Saxons in the seventh century. With stunning artworks like the Lindisfarne Gospels, Ruthwell Cross and Cuthbert Coffin emerging out of this cultural exchange, the talk will explore the ideas, individuals and artworks associated with this important time.
Janina Ramirez is a British art and cultural historian and TV presenter.
Recorded at The Printworks at Dublin Castle on 30 September 2017.