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    DescriptionHistorian and Iona Community member Rosemary Power tells the story of the small Hebridean island of Iona and its remarkable spiritual influence over fifteen centuries. Beginning with the earliest Stone Age settlements, she combines new translations of early Gaelic and medieval Latin prayers with original research to chart: the founding of the abbey in 563AD six centuries of monasticism: food, lifestyle, work and the pattern of daily prayer architecture, the high crosses and early art medieval Iona: the nunnery, women's lives, and catering for pilgrims post Reformation Iona: the rebuilding of the Abbey, the lives of the resident population and what visitors from the 17th century onwards experienced


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    Title
    The Story of Iona
    Subtitle
    An illustrated history and guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rosemary Power
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 220 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781848255562
    ISBN 10: 184825556X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.1
    BIC E4L: REL
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    LC classification: GV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: HRCX8
    B&T General Subject: 800
    B&T Merchandise Category: TVL
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25420
    Ingram Subject Code: RK
    BISAC V2.8: TRV026060, REL000000
    Abridged Dewey: 203
    DC22: 206.57
    DC23: 206.57
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/RELGAS
    Thema V1.0: QRM, QRVS5
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    CANTERBURY PRESS NORWICH
    Imprint name
    CANTERBURY PRESS NORWICH
    Publication date
    12 December 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    DR ROSEMARY POWER is a historian specialising in Norse and Gaelic studies. She is associate researcher of the National University of Ireland, Galway, and has published academically on Iona.