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Colmcille 1500 Lecture: The Many Phases of the Shrine of the Cathach

Autumn Online Lecture Series 2021, The Hand-bells, Books and Crosiers Associated with St Columba - Colmcille1500:The many phases of the shrine of the Cathach by Dr Paul Mullarkey

This illustrated talk by Dr Paul Mullarkey will provide a brief survey of eight known book shrines from Ireland that range in date from the early ninth to the mid-sixteenth centuries. These elaborate shrines contained venerated manuscripts and acted as symbols of power, prestige and sanctity.

This is a closed YouTube live event with this pre-recorded lecture and a live Q&A. Booking required.

Readers are advised to check with the venue before relying on the details published here.

Event Dates:

  • Wed, 10 November 2021 13:00 - 14:00

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