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Celtic Hagiography and Saints" Cults

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This group of revised papers, taken from a conference held at the University of Wales in Lampeter inreflects the diversity of the different forms of saints' cults and hagiography within the Celtic regions of Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Brittany and : Jane Cartwright. Celtic Hagiography and Saints' Cults.

This group of revised papers, taken from a conference held at the University of Wales in Lampeter in Celtic Hagiography and Saints Cults book, reflects the diversity of the different forms of saints' cults and hagiography within the Celtic regions of /5(4).

Celtic Hagiography and Saints’ Cults provides a detailed overview of saints’ cults in Wales, Ireland, Brittany, Scotland and Cornwall.

It is a multidisciplinary collection that brings together recent research by leading scholars in the field in order to explore sanctity and the cult of saints in the Celtic-speaking regions.

Celtic Hagiography and Saints Cults is an exploration of sanctity and the cult of saints in the Celtic-speaking regions of Europe. It is a multidisciplinary collection which brings together some of the most recent research on Celtic hagiography and saints’ cults by a selection of leading international scholars in the field.

Summary: This collection of research on Celtic hagiography and saints' cults investigates the similarities, as well as differences, between the different Celtic societies, the development of Christianity in the Celtic regions and the production of hagiohraphies and religious literature.

Celtic Hagiography and Saints' Cults is a broad-ranging collection of essays inspired by a conference of the same name held at the University of Wales, Lampeter in September of One of the strengths of the collection is the breadth of its geographic representation.

Collectively, they illuminate little-known cults across the geographical area known as the Celtic world, contribute to existing debates about more renowned saints, show how hagiography can be combined with other types of evidence to reveal successive stages of devotion, and place the Celtic world firmly in the context 5/5(1).

Dransart, “Saints, Stones and Shrines: The Cults of Sts Moluag and G erardine in Pictland,” illustrate the closer exam- ination of Scottish saints’ : Trudi Wright.

Review “ a fascinating insight into both the spiritual life of Celtic communities and current debates about the role of saints in the Celtic world.” ()“Throughout the writing is lively and highly readable; each of the fifteen studies, as well as the editor’s excellently clear introduction help to make up a fascinating and informative whole.”.

Jane Cartwright is the author of Celtic Hagiography and Saints' Cults ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Feminine Sanctity in Medie /5(8).

Saints’ Cults in the Celtic World is a diverse and challenging set of essays. Collectively, they illuminate little-known cults across the geographical area known as the Celtic world, contribute to existing debates about more renowned saints, show how hagiography can be combined with other types of evidence to reveal successive stages of Author: A.

Taylor. Collectively, they illuminate little-known cults across the geographical area known as the Celtic world, contribute to existing debates about more renowned saints, show how hagiography can be combined with other types of evidence to reveal successive stages of devotion, and place the Celtic world firmly in the context of wider European : Steve Boardman.

The Cult of the Saints and Their Relics.

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Thomas Head Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY The saints were, both during their lives and after their deaths, key members not only of the Christian community, but of western society as a whole. As "friends of God" or "soldiers of Christ," saints possessed enormous Size: KB. Saints' Cults in the Celtic World Book Description: The way in which saints' cults operated across and beyond political, ethnic and linguistic boundaries in the medieval British Isles and Ireland, from the sixth to the sixteenth centuries, is the subject of this book.

This article addresses these literary concerns, rather than those related to the cult of saints. ‘Hagiography’ is an umbrella term covering writings about holy persons. By the Middle Ages, it was a particular literary form: the ‘Life’, or vita, of a saint, distinct from the martyr's ‘passion’, the account of a martyr's suffering by: 2.

The cults of Saints Patrick and Palladius in early medieval Scotland - Thomas O Clancy. Personal names and the cult of Patrick in eleventh-century Strathclyde and Northumbria - Fiona Edmonds. Bishop Kentigern among the Britons - John Reuben Davies. Adjacent saints' dedications and early Celtic History - Karen Jankulak.

Collectively, they illuminate little-known cults across the geographical area known as the Celtic world, contribute to existing debates about more renowned saints, show how hagiography can be combined with other types of evidence to reveal successive stages of devotion, and place the Celtic world firmly in the context of wider European movements.5/5(1).

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Jane is particularly interested in hagiography and is Co-Investigator on a major research project entitled ‘The Cult of Saints in Wales: Welsh-language sources and their transmission’ which is funded by the AHRC ().

The project involves transcribing. Jane Cartwright is Professor in Welsh at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. She has published widely on saints’ cults and hagiography. Celtic Hagiography and Saints’ Cults. Editor(s): Jane Cartwright. The Cult of St Ursula and Virgins.

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A TALE OF DOOMSDAY COLUM CILLE. CHAPTER 13 THE CULT OF RELICS IN THE ELEVENTH CENTURY. Medieval Hagiography: An Anthology Garland Library of Medieval Literature Series5/5(1). Scottish saints' cults. Raymond Gillespie ‘Inventing Saints: the Construction of the Sixteenth-Century North-West Ulster Saints Lives’ One of the responses to the rise of O’Donnell power in north-west Ireland in the early sixteenth century was.

Celtic Hagiography and Saints' Cults by Jane Cartwright (2 times) Celtic Christian Spirituality: An Anthology of Medieval and Modern Sources by Oliver Davies (2 times) The Earliest English Poems (Penguin Classics) by Michael Alexander (2 times) The Táin by Táin author (2 times) Vitae sanctorum britanniae et genealogiae by Arthur W.

Wade-Evans. Saints’ Cults in the Celtic World Edited by Steve Boardman, John Reuben Davies and Eila Williamson Boydell and Brewer, ISBN: The way in by Janu Articles. Internet Medieval Sourcebook. Saints' Lives.

Editor: society within the Jesuits which for three centuries has lead the way in the scientific investigation of hagiography and the cult of the saints. WEB Hagiography Site [At ORB Wisdom of the Celtic Saints; Celtic and Old English Saints of the Orthodox Church.

[At Internet Archive]. Books by Jane Cartwright. Celtic Hagiography and Saints’ Cults Jane Cartwright. The Cult of St Ursula and Virgins Jane Cartwright.

Feminine Sanctity in Medieval Wales Jane Cartwright. About the Author. Jane Cartwright is professor in Welsh at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. She has published widely on saints’ cults. In addition, Professor Cartwright is the editor of the volumes Celtic Hagiography and Saints’ Cults (Cardiff, ) and Mary Magdalene and.

Legends of Scottish Saints In these readings we enter into the strange world of hagiography, the “writing about saints”, in which fact and legend, the mundane and the supernatural, are curiously blended.

The book also has an extensive introduction discussing the breviary, liturgy and the cult of saints, full notes and commentaries. The way in which saints' cults operated across and beyond political, ethnic and linguistic boundaries in the medieval British Isles and Ireland, from the sixth to the sixteenth centuries, is the subject of this book.

In a series of case studies, the contributions highlight the factors that allowed particular cults to prosper in, or that made them relevant to, a variety of cultural contexts.

Get this from a library. Saints' cults in the Celtic world. [Stephen I Boardman; John Reuben Davies; Eila Williamson;] -- "The ways in which saints' cults operated across and beyond political, ethnic and linguistic boundaries in the medieval British Isles and Ireland, from the sixth to the sixteenth centuries, are.

Founded inthe Hagiography Society exists to promote communication among scholars studying holy people and their cults in all eras, cultures, and religious traditions. We sponsor multiple sessions at various academic conferences on both sides of the Atlantic, publish a book series, regular newsletters and maintain a listserv and an.

'Gretsch's study of AElfric and the cult of saints offers a fascinating insight not only into AElfric's technique as a hagiographer, but also his place in the development and evolution of saints' cults and attendant hagiographies in Anglo-Saxon England.

While this book is certainly concerned with AElfric, it is concerned with much more.'Author: Mechthild Gretsch.extending their cults through cross-cultural connections that were a part of the European wide hagiographic idiom. Despite the fact that the Celtic world was segregated geographically, the topoi and hagiography developed within an overall European context.

Saints Brigid, Winifred and Tryphine are useful models for a study of female Celtic Size: KB. The cult of St Ursula and virgins was one of the most popular and relic-rich of all saints' cults in the medieval period.

This volume constitutes the first interdisciplinary collection of essays in English to explore the development and transmission of the legend of St Ursula in detail, considering a wealth of different sources including physical .