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What is the subject carved on the socle in the West doorway of Peterborough Cathedral?

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This article revisits the carved socle beneath the trumeau of the west door of the abbey and considers the significance of such a skilfully fashioned sculpture in a position which is marginal and not easily seen. It has received attention in the past from scholars such as M. R. James, George Henderson, and Alberto Ferreiro, who have suggested that the narrative represents the fall of Simon Magus. This reading is explored in terms of the familiarity of the subject to the Peterborough commun...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.4324/9780429056420-13
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https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9780429056420

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University of Oxford
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ContEd
Department:
Continuing Education
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Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Peterborough and the Soke: Art, Architecture and Archaeology
Pages:
243-260
Host title:
Peterborough and the Soke: Art, Architecture and Archaeology
Publication date:
2019-07-03
Acceptance date:
2018-04-30
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9780429056420
Source identifiers:
858598
ISBN:
9780367173760
Language:
English
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pubs:858598
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uuid:ec8f41ba-1820-4130-8d02-8dc0117a180a
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pubs:858598
Deposit date:
2018-06-20

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