Overview

châsse


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The French word châsse, from capsa, “box” (capsa, urna, casse fierte), means a casket enclosing Relics, whose use probably derives from the ancient funerary urn. In the Middle Ages, this ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.