Treasures of the Anglo Saxons

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Saffron
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Sorry VERY short notice -

Treasures of the Anglo Saxons. BBC 4 9:00 - 10:00 tonight (6th)

Art historian Dr Nina Ramirez reveals the codes and messages hidden in Anglo-Saxon art. From the beautiful jewellery that adorned the first violent pagan invaders through to the stunning Christian manuscripts they would become famous for, she explores the beliefs and ideas that shaped Anglo-Saxon art.Examining many of the greatest Anglo Saxon treasures - such as the Sutton Hoo Treasures, the Staffordshire Hoard, the Franks Casket and the Lindisfarne Gospels - Dr Ramirez charts 600 years of artistic development which was stopped dead in its tracks by the Norman Conquest.

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Cheers Saffron, i missed it but can watch on catch up somewhere :thumbsup:
Sounds up my alley :ugeek:
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Darn it, missed it too. Will find it on iplayer as it sounds brilliant :thumbsup:
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This one has been doing the rounds for a while, didn't realise how old it was until I looked it up, first aired in 2010.
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