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Title St Samson of Dol and the earliest history of Brittany, Cornwall and Wales / edited by Lynette Olsen
Published Woodbridge, Suffolk : Boydell Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 219 pages
Series Studies in Celtic history ; XXXVII
Studies in Celtic history ; 37
Contents Frontcover; Contents; List of Tables; Editor's Preface; Map: Places associated with St Samson in the First Life; 1. Introduction: 'Getting Somewhere' with the First Life of St Samson of Dol; 2. A Family and its Saint in the Vita Prima Samsonis; 3. L a Circulation de l'information dans la Vie ancienne de s. Samson de Dol et la question de sa datation; 4. The Hare and the Tortoise? Vita Prima Sancti Samsonis, Vita Paterni, and Merovingian Hagiography; 5. Columbanus, the Britons, and the Merovingian Church
6. Apostolic Authority and Celtic Liturgies: from the Vita Samsonis to the Ratio de cursus7. The Representation of Early British Monasticism and Peregrinatio in Vita Prima S. Samsonis; 8. Present and Yet Absent: the Cult of St Samson of Dol in Wales; Bibliography; Index
Summary New essays shed light on the mysterious St Samson of Dol and his Vita
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-208) and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 04, 2017)
Subject Samson, Saint, Bishop of Dol, -565.
Christian saints -- France -- Brittany.
Christian saints, Celtic.
Brittany (France) -- Church history.
Cornwall (England : County) -- Church history.
Wales -- Church history.
Form Electronic book
Author Olson, Lynette, 1946- editor
ISBN 1787440311 (electronic book)
9781787440319 (electronic book)