Adamnan, Saint
Adamnan, Saint
Irish-born abbot of Iona, and St. Columba's biographer

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  • Adamnan, Saint — ▪ Irish abbot and scholar also spelled  Adomnan,  also called  Eunan  born c. 625, County Donegal, Ire. died 704, ; feast day September 23       abbot and scholar, particularly noted as the biographer of St. Columba.       Nothing is known of… …   Universalium

  • Adamnán, The Vision of — ▪ Gaelic literature Irish  Fís Adamnáín        in the Gaelic literature of Ireland, one of the earliest and most outstanding medieval Irish visions. This graceful prose work dates from the 10th century and is preserved in the later The Book of… …   Universalium

  • Saint Palladius —     St. Palladius     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Palladius     First bishop sent by Pope Celestine to Ireland (431). The chronicle of the contemporary St. Prosper of Aquitaine present two import entries relating to Palladius. Under date of 429 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Adamnan — Adomnan oder Adamnan (* um 628; † 23. September 704) war ein irischer Heiliger, Hagiograph und der neunte Abt von Iona (679–704). Er ist besonders bekannt für seine beiden wichtigsten Werke als Autor: The Life of Saint Columba (Das Leben des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Saint Adamnan — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Saint Adamnan désigne plusieurs saints chrétiens : Adamnan de Coldingham († 680), d origine irlandaise, moine en Écosse au terme d un pèlerinage,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saint Adomnan — Adomnan d Iona Pour les articles homonymes, voir Saint Adamnan. Adomnan d Iona ou Saint Adamnan, né vers 624 et mort en 704, est le 9e abbé d Iona en Écosse, de 679 à 704. Il est fêté le 23 septembre. Sommaire 1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Adamnan — (c. 624–704)    Saint and Devotional Writer.    Adamnan was a native of Ireland. In 679 he was elected Abbot of Iona. He was the author of De Locis Sanctis and a life of St columba. He is mainly remembered for his attempts to persuade the Celtic… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Adamnan — noun The name of a Irish saint (c. 624–704), patron saint of the Diocese of Raphoe, the biographer of St. Columba and an acquaintance of the Venerable Bede …   Wiktionary

  • Brendan, Saint — born 484/486, Tralee, Ire. died 578, Annaghdown, County Galway; feast day May 16 Celtic saint and hero of legendary Atlantic voyages. Educated by St. Ita at her school in southwestern Ireland, he became a monk and priest and was put in charge of… …   Universalium

  • Columba, Saint — or Colum or Columcille born с 521, Tyrconnell died June 8/9, 597, Iona; feast day June 9 Irish abbot and missionary. A member of the warrior aristocracy, he was excommunicated for his part in a bloody battle. Exiled, he set out to do penance as a …   Universalium

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