Brendan, Saint


Brendan, Saint
Brendan, Saint
Article on St. Brendan of Ardfert and Clonfert, also known as Brendan the Voyager. Monastic founder, d. 577. About half of the article is devoted to St. Brendan's famous voyage

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  • 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

  • Brendan — Infobox Saint name=Saint Brendan of Clonfert birth date=c. 484 death date=c. 577 feast day=May 16 venerated in=Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Anglican Communion imagesize=200px caption=St Brendan and the whale from a 15th century …   Wikipedia

  • Saint-Malo — French commune nomcommune=Saint Malo native name=Saent Malo caption=View of the walled city x=58 y=76 lat long=coord|48|38|53|N|2|00|27|W|region:FR type:city région=Bretagne département=Ille et Vilaine arrondissement=Saint Malo canton=Saint Malo… …   Wikipedia

  • Brendan — (c. 485–c. 578) an Irish monk who travelled around Ireland and Scotland. According to legends he was also the first European to sail to America. In 1977 a group of people sailed from Ireland to America in a leather boat like the ones used in the… …   Universalium

  • Saint — 1347 80, Italian ascetic and mystic. died A.D. 731, pope 715 731. died A.D. 741, pope 731 741. died A.D. 352, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 337 352. died A.D. 683, Sicilian ecclesiastic: pope 682 683. died A.D. 855, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 847… …   Universalium

  • saint — saintless, adj. /saynt/, n. 1. any of certain persons of exceptional holiness of life, formally recognized as such by the Christian Church, esp. by canonization. 2. a person of great holiness, virtue, or benevolence. 3. a founder, sponsor, or… …   Universalium

  • Brendan De Clonfert — Le voyage de Saint Brendan illustré par un manuscrit allemand du XVe siècle Saint Brendan de Clonfert ou Bréanainn de Clonfert (né vers 484 à Ciarraight Luachra ou Kerry Luachra, province d Altraich Cuile du royaume de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Brendan de clonfert — Le voyage de Saint Brendan illustré par un manuscrit allemand du XVe siècle Saint Brendan de Clonfert ou Bréanainn de Clonfert (né vers 484 à Ciarraight Luachra ou Kerry Luachra, province d Altraich Cuile du royaume de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saint Brendan — Brendan de Clonfert Le voyage de Saint Brendan illustré par un manuscrit allemand du XVe siècle Saint Brendan de Clonfert ou Bréanainn de Clonfert (né vers 484 à Ciarraight Luachra ou Kerry Luachra, province d Altraich Cuile du royaume de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Brendan Shanahan — en 2007 Données clés Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français


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