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St. Patrick : the life and world of Ireland's saint

Author: J B Bury
Publisher: London ; New York : Tauris Parke Paperbacks, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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St Patrick is perhaps the most venerated saint of the modern age. This biography dispels many of the myths and paints a portrait of the world around St Patrick, revealing the influences that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bury, J.B. (John Bagnell), 1861-1927.
St. Patrick.
London ; New York : Tauris Parke Paperbacks, 2010
(OCoLC)436265557
Named Person: Patrick, Saint; Patrick, Saint
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J B Bury
ISBN: 9780857717009 0857717006 9781441676863 1441676864
OCLC Number: 671648537
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 197 p.) : maps.
Contents: On the diffusion of Christianity beyond the Roman Empire --
The captivity and escape of Patrick --
Parentage and capture --
Captivity and escape --
In Gaul and Britain --
At Lérins --
At home in Britain --
At Auxerre --
Palladius in Ireland (A.D. 431-2) --
Consecration of Patrick (A.D. 432) --
Political and social condition of Ireland --
In the island-plain, in Dalaradia --
In Meath --
King Loigaire's policy --
Legend of Patrick's contest with the Druids --
Loigaire's code --
Ecclesiastical foundations in Meath --
In Connaught --
Foundation of Armagh and ecclesiastical organisation --
Visit to Rome (circa A.D. 441-3) --
Foundation of Armagh (A.D. 444) --
In South Ireland --
Church discipline --
Ecclesiastical organisation --
Writings of Patrick, and his death --
The denunciation of Coroticus --
The confession --
Patrick's death and burial (A.D. 461) --
Patrick's place in history.
Other Titles: Saint Patrick
Responsibility: J.B. Bury ; foreword by Thomas Charles-Edwards.

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"'J.B. Bury was a great historian and he remains as readable and provocative as ever.' - Robert Conquest"

 
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