The Building and the Book
In the Czech Embassy, London, the architectural historian Dr Irena Murray-Žantovská gave a lecture on the Strahov Monastery in Prague, entitled 'The Building and the Book'. The hall was filled by an audience that included experts on painting and art history.
Photos: anti-clockwise from left, Dr Murray-Žantovská; the lecturer with Barbara Peacock, a founder of The Friends (both photos © Jolly Thompson); the Theological Hall of the Strahov Library, Prague
The Premonstratensians are an order of canons regular founded in 1120 by St Norbert.The Royal Canonry of Premonstratensians at Strahov, founded in 1143, is one of the oldest monasteries of the Premonstratensian Order in the world. Wines sponsored by www.vinovitaj.com