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Stephen T. Driscoll

Scottish royal centre in Perthshire, which reached its zenith in the late Pictish period (8th–9th centuries ad) and is the source of an assemblage of high quality ecclesiastical sculpture. Occupying the fertile heart of Strathearn, Forteviot has been more or less in continuous use as a ceremonial centre since the 3rd millennium ...

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Roger Lehni

Pilgrimage and parish church in Alsace, France. It contains an important assemblage of late medieval art. Towards the end of the 13th century a relic of St Ubaldo, Bishop of Gubbio (d 1160), was brought to Thann; the saint was given the name of Thiébaut (Theobald), and his remains, it was claimed, began to work miracles. He was seen as a universal miracle-worker, invoked throughout the Holy Roman Empire. With the encouragement of the Habsburgs and a rise in pilgrimage in the 14th and 15th centuries, a large church was begun ...