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Anyone working on Britain and Ireland in the fifth century should pay close attention. MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY A fascinating work, which sheds light on a number of dark corners. EARLY MEDIEVAL EUROPE St Patrick's place in Irish history is celebrated, but is also the subject of intense controversy - even as to his death. Although the 1500th anniversary of that event was originally celebrated in 1961, there is every reason to think the death date of 461 unsustainable. This collection of essays commemorates a different date, 17 March 493, and takes stock of other difficult issues which require reassesment. These include Patrick's own account of his career, his impassioned apologia pro uita sua, and the later Irish sources which may not reveal much about Patrick but possibly contain material about Palladius, sent from Rome in AD 431 as first bishop for Irish Christians: the invention of two Patricks seems to belong, at the latest, to the 8th century, and may be a reflex of a 7th-century conflation of the careers of Palladius and Patrick. The continuing mediaeval development of the legend and cult of St Patrick and a wide variety of other associated historical and literary-historical issues are also explored.DAVID DUMVILLE is Professor of Palaeography and Cultural History, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Girton College.

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Saint Patrick sources discussed and reassessed, illuminating the history of Ireland, the end of Roman Britain, and the missions of the early Church.

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Extremely scholarly and contains many important studies... impossible to do justice to the depth of scholarship which is on display here. BRITANNIA

Product Details

ISBN:
9780851157337
Author:
Dumville, David N.
Publisher:
Boydell Press
Subject:
Roman Catholicism
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Ireland
Subject:
Europe - Ireland
Subject:
Patrick, saint, 373?-463?
Subject:
Christianity - Catholicism
Subject:
Christianity - Catholic
Subject:
World History-Ireland
Series:
Studies in Celtic History
Series Volume:
13
Publication Date:
19990431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
344
Dimensions:
9.17x6.42x.96 in. 1.30 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Europe » Great Britain » General History
History and Social Science » Western Civilization » Medieval
History and Social Science » World History » England » General
History and Social Science » World History » Medieval and Renaissance

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"Synopsis" by , Saint Patrick sources discussed and reassessed, illuminating the history of Ireland, the end of Roman Britain, and the missions of the early Church.
"Synopsis" by , Extremely scholarly and contains many important studies... impossible to do justice to the depth of scholarship which is on display here. BRITANNIA
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