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Published by James Duffy & Co. in Dublin .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Columba, -- Saint, of Iona.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementtranslated from the Latin of St. Adamnan ; with copious note by the Right Rev. Daniel MacCarthy.
ContributionsMcCarthy, Daniel.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 219p. ;
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18249295M

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  THOUGH more than years have gone by since the death of St. Columba, there are few saints whose memory is so living and so strong. Carlyle, who cannot be considered as an advocate of the supernatural, remarks of the Life of St. Columba: "You can see that the man who wrote it could tell no lie/5(21). St. Columba, his early life St. Columba, “an island soldier” St. Columba and the Irish St. Columba and the Picts St. Columba’s death His successors Adomnán of Iona, abbot and statesman Adomnán and the writing of the Life The island and monastery of Iona The Columban community after Adomnán The Later history of Iona The medieval legend of St. Columba. This edition is NOT the Life of Columba by Adamnan, the key hagiography of St. Columba. It is instead an early 20th-century biography/hagiography which uses Adamnan's tale and others as its core. It lovingly tells the Columba story of life in Ireland, the Battle of the Books, exile to Iona, evangelism of the Picts and others in Scotland, and then the death of Columba/5. St Adomnan was born in Ireland c, a descendant of St Columba's grandfather. In he became the ninth abbot of Iona. He played an important role in persuading the northern Irish churches to 4/5(3).

Life of St. Columba Author: [unknown] The text of the First Book begins. Of his prophetic revelations On the Battle of the Miathi Of Domnall, son of Aid Of Scandlan, son of Colman A Prophecy of the blessed man regarding two other kings, who were called the two grandsons of Muiredach Baitan, son of Maic Erc, and Eochoid, son of Domnall. Page - Alba, on the north: it is the confluence of many seas, from the west, from the east, from the south, and from the north ; each pouring itself into the place of the other, until they are swallowed down to the bottom, and until it is like an open caldron, sucking in and disgorging its draughts ; so that its roaring is like to distant thunder. St. Columba was born on December 7, ca. A.D. to Fedhlimidh and Eithne of the Ui Neill clan in Gartan (Donegal). As a young man, Columba soon took an interest in the church, joined the monastery at Moville, and was ordained a deacon by St. Finnian.   Life of Saint Columba, founder of Hy. Written by Adamnan. Edited by William Reeves Item PreviewPages:

  St Adomnan was born in Ireland c, a descendant of St Columba's grandfather. In he became the ninth abbot of Iona. He played an important role in persuading the northern Irish churches to adopt the Catholic date for Easter, but his most famous work is his Life of St Columba/5(). the life of st columba The text of Book One begins concerning prophetic revelations Now begins the second book dealing with miracles of power which are often also prophetically foreknown4/5(2). Founding father of the famous monastery on the island of Iona, a site of pilgrimage ever since his death in , St Columba was born into one of the ruling families in Ireland at a time of immense expansion for the Irish Church. This account of his life is written by the ninth abbot of Iona.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Life of Saint Columba, Abbot, and Apostle of the Northern Picts by Anonymous - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.