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Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings$
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James Graham-Campbell and Michael Ryan

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780197264508

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.001.0001

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Stylistic Influences in Early Manx Sculpture

Stylistic Influences in Early Manx Sculpture

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(p.310) (p.311) 14 Stylistic Influences in Early Manx Sculpture
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Anglo-Saxon/Irish Relations before the Vikings
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David M. Wilson

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British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197264508.003.0014

This chapter examines the influences in the early sculpture in the Isle of Man, particularly the crosses that were previously described as Celtic. It suggests that the inscriptions in the Manx sculpture epigraphically and linguistically relate the island to the lands round the Irish Sea, while their typology and style history provide rough chronological yardsticks. The findings reveal that most pre-Viking memorial stones can be found in cemeteries on the sites of keeills.

Keywords:   Manx sculpture, Isle of Man, crosses, inscriptions, Irish Sea, memorial stones, cemeteries, keeills

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