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Title St. David of Wales : cult, church, and nation / edited by J. Wyn Evans, Jonathan M. Wooding
Published Woodbridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 391 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Studies in Celtic history, 0261-9865 ; v. 24
Studies in Celtic history ; v. 24. 0261-9865
Contents The figure of David / Jonathan M. Wooding -- Transition and survival : St David and St Davids cathedral / J. Wyn Evans -- The geography of the cult of St David : a study of dedication patterns in the medieval diocese / Heather James -- St Davids and a new link with the Hiberno-Norse world / Mark Redknap -- Which text is Rhygyfarch's Life of St David? / Richard Sharpe -- Rhygyfarch's Life of St David / [ed. and transl. by] Richard Sharpe and John Reuben Davies -- Some observations on the 'Nero', 'Digby', and 'Vespasian' recensions of Vita S. David / John Reuben Davies -- Armes Prydain Fawr and St David / G.R. Isaac -- The cult of St Non : rape, sanctity and motherhood in Welsh and Breton hagiography / Jane Cartwright -- The cults of SS. Nonne and Divi in Brittany / Bernard Tanguy -- St David in the liturgy : a review of sources / Daniel Huws -- The office of St David in Paris, Bibliothèque nationale, MS lat. 17294 / Owain Tudor Edwards -- A triad of texts about Saint David / David Howlett -- The relics of St David : the historical evidence / Fred Cowley -- AMS radiocarbon dating of bones from St Davids Cathedral / T.F.G. Higham, C. Bronk Ramsey, [L.D.M.] Nokes -- Shrine and counter-shrine in 1920s and 1930s Dewisland? / John Morgan-Guy -- The archbishopric St Davids and the bishops of Clas Cynidr / John Reuben Davies -- The dynasty of Deheubarth and the church of St Davids / Huw Pryce -- The statutes of St Davids cathedral, 1224-1259 / Julia Barrow -- The crisis of the sixteenth century / Glanmor Williams -- The diocese of St David's in the early nineteenth century : a reappraisal / W.N. Yates
Summary The cult of St David has been an enduring symbol of Welsh identity across more than a millennium. This volume traces the evidence for the cult of St David through archaeological, historical, hagiographical, liturgical, and toponymic evidence
Analysis St. David of Wales
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-373) and index
Subject David, Saint, active 6th century -- Cult -- Wales.
David, Saint, active 6th century.
Christian saints -- Wales -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Evans, J. Wyn, 1946-
Wooding, Jonathan M.
ISBN 1846155967 (electronic bk.)
9781846155963 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Saint David of Wales