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Title:
Ireland's saint : the essential biography of St. Patrick
Author:
Bury, J. B. (John Bagnell), 1861-1927.
Edition:
[New edition].
Publication Information:
Brewster, Mass. : Paraclete Press, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Rev. ed.: The life of St. Patrick and his place in history, 1905.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction / by Jon M. Sweeney -- Patrick's place in history -- The spread of Christianity beyond the Roman Empire -- How Patrick came to Ireland -- Captivity and escape -- Sojourn in Gaul and back to Britain -- Palladius and Patrick -- Political and social conditions at that time -- The first mission -- Legends of Patrick and the Druids -- Early conversions and communities -- Preaching and legends in Connaught -- Visit to Rome -- The preeminence of Armagh -- Cloisters and chieftains -- His denunciation of Coroticus and the confession -- The real and the mythic Patrick -- Death and burial.
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9781557255570
Format :
Book

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