“Splendour and Majesty Are Before Him…” (Ps 96, 6). Sacral objects of the Vilnius Archdiocese in the Church Heritage Museum: catalogue

Compiler: Dalia Vasiliūnienė
Authors of the texts: Liudas Jovaiša, Rita Pauliukevičiūtė, Dalia Vasiliūnienė
Scientific editors: Liudas Jovaiša, Sigita Maslauskaitė
Editor: Nijolė Tijūnėlytė
Translator: Monika Kisliakovaitė
Photographers: Arūnas Baltėnas, Kęstutis Stoškus, Raimondas Urbakavičius
Designer: Gedas Čiuželis
Sponsors: Research Council of Lithuania, Cultural Support Fund, Archdiocese of Vilnius

“Splendour and Majesty Are Before Him…” (Ps 96, 6). Sacral objects of the Vilnius Archdiocese in the Church Heritage Museum: catalogue. Compiler Dalia Vasiliūnienė. Vilnius: Bažnytinio paveldo muziejus, 2013, 411 p.

The collection of artworks from the churches of the Vilnius Archdiocese held in the Church Heritage Museum – the most valuable exhibits from the viewpoint of art, history and liturgy – is presented in great detail for the first time in the book. The book overviews in broad terms the history of the Vilnius Archdiocese and the Convent of Saint Archangel Michael, it represents the traditions of sacral goldsmithery, liturgical clothing, sacred images, processional attributes.

The book is published in Lithuanian with a summary in English.





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