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Annual Alumni Event 2014

Thursday 20 November: ‘The Eagle Capitals in the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem’

The Department of History of Art and Architecture Annual Alumni Event took place on Thursday 20th November at 7.30pm in the Emmet Lecture Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin. The lecture was delivered by Professor Lawrence Nees of the Department of Art History at the University of Delaware. Professor Nees is one of the foremost scholars of the art of the early Middle Ages and will deliver a lecture entitled “The Eagle Capitals in the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem”. Alumni and guests were invited to attend a wine reception following the lecture.

Professor Nees is author of the standard textbook on the art of the early Middle Ages, Early Medieval Art, 300-1000, together with The Gundohinus Gospels; From Justinian to Charlemagne: European Art, A.D. 565-787, and, A Tainted Mantle: Hercules and the Classical Tradition at the Carolingian Court. He was in Ireland together with a number of other internationally renowned art historians to celebrate the launch of the Royal Irish Academy Art and Architecture of Ireland, and kindly agreed to give a talk at TCD.


Last updated 25 November 2014 arthist@tcd.ie.