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The Voice of the Åland Churches
New Light on Medieval Art, Architecture and History
Åsa Ringbom

PQR Publishing



Contents

• Preface
• Åland
• Why Åland Churches?
• CENTURY BY CENTURY
• The 11th century - hiatus or continuation?
• The 12th century - wooden churches and sculptures
• The 13th century - Åland stone churches take shape
• The 14th century - stone churches in the archipelago, tower constructions and flourishing art trade
• The 15th century - economic boom
• The 16th century and the consequences of the Reformation
• The 17th century - great power era and severity
• The 18th century - unrest and enlightenment
• The 19th century - demands on light and hygiene devastate medieval church interiors
• The 20th century - church archaeology, documentation and renovation
• The Åland churches surrounding world
• Conclusion
• CHURCH BY CHURCH

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