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Zur Vita Columbae des Adomnan von Iona

Zelzer, Michaela (2003) Zur Vita Columbae des Adomnan von Iona. Acta Antiqua, 43 (3-4). pp. 385-392. ISSN 0044-5975

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Abstract

Adomnan, ninth abbot of Iona, composed the Life of Iona's founder abbot St Columba (died 597) after he had spent 685 some time with abbot Ceolfrith of Wearmouth/Jarrow in Northumbria. At that time the monastery of Iona, established on a small island off the west cost of Scotland, was still the centre of culture and learning, but Wearmouth/Jarrow, the foundation of Benedict Biscop (674/682), was going to take its place. Therefore Adomnán, based on Gregory's the Great Life of St Benedict (Dial. II), described in three books the Life of the founder of Iona.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature / nyelvészet és irodalom > PA Classical philology / klasszika-filológia
Depositing User: xKatalin xBarta
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2017 08:58
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2017 08:58
URI: http://real.mtak.hu/id/eprint/46656

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