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Beasts and saints

Author: Helen Waddell; Esther De Waal
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These stories of animals and saints, taken from the Desert Fathers and the Celtic saints, were first published more than half a century ago. They are now made available to a new audience that will be  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Legends
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beasts and saints.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 1996
(OCoLC)643923625
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Waddell; Esther De Waal
ISBN: 0802842232 9780802842237
OCLC Number: 34553490
Notes: Translated from Latin.
Originally published: London : Constable and company, ltd., 1934.
Description: xxviii, 132 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The desert fathers --
The hermit's garden in the desert --
The penitent wolf --
the blessed ammon and the dragons --
St. Macarius of Alexandria and the grateful Hyaena --
St. Pachome, Abbot of Tabenne, and the crocodiles --
The abbot Helenus and the wild ass --
The abbot Helenus and the crocodile --
St. Siemon stylites and the converted dragon --
The unsociable lion --
The abbot Gerasimus and the lion --
St. Jerome and the lion and the donkey --
The saints of the west --
The death of King Teudiric --
St. Columba and the crane --
St. Columba and the white horse --
St. Columban in the Vosges --
St. Malo and the sow --
St. Malo and the wren --
St. Cuthbert in the sheiling --
St. Cuthbert and the otters --
St. Cuthbert and the ravens on the farnes --
St. Werburga of chester and the wild geese --
St. Benno and the frog --
St. Godric at Finchale --
St. Godric's garden and the wild deer --
St. Godric and the St. John the baptist's salmon --
St. Godric and the hare --
St. Godric and the hunted stag --
St. Cuthbert's birds and Bartholomew, the hermit of Farne --
The saints of Ireland --
St. Ciaran and the nesting bird --
St. Ciaran and the brother fox and brother badger --
St. Moling and the fox --
St. Brendan and the sea monsters --
St. Brendan and the sea-cat --
St. Brendan and the white birds --
St. Cainnic and the mice --
St. Cainnic and the sea-birds --
St. Cainnic and the stag --
St. Kevin and the cow --
St. Kevin and the wild boar --
St. Kevin and the rooks of Glendalough --
The mountains that are creatures of God --
St. Kevin and the blackbird --
St. Ciaran of Clonmacnoise and the stag --
St. Colman and the cock, the mouse, and the fly.
Responsibility: translations by Helen Waddell ; woodcuts by Robert Gibbings.

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