St Andrews Cathedral: 'The biggest church in Christendom'

Ian Campbell

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Abstract

This argues that the length oand width St Andrews Cathedral, founded 1162, deliberately match those of Old St Peter's and St John Laterna in Rome as part of the campaign of the bishops of St Andrews to claim metropolitan status through having relics of the brother of St Peter.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLa Festa delle arti
Subtitle of host publicationScritti in onore di Marcello Fagiolo per cinquant'anni di studi
EditorsVincenzo Cazzato, Sebastiano Roberto, Mario Bevilacqua
Place of PublicationRome
PublisherGangemi editore srl
Pages58-63
Number of pages6
Volume1
ISBN (Print)9788849224214
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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