Power, Passion and Politics in Anglo-Saxon England: The Private Lives of the Saints

Publication

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Type Design

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Text

This book by Dr Janina Ramirez examines the lives and legacies of over a dozen English saints, shedding light on the socio-political landscape of Anglo-Saxon England during the Dark Ages. The cover design draws on iconography from the manuscripts of the time, taking typographic inspiration from illuminated lettering, and incorporating these flourishes into a more contemporary, restrained typeface.