IMC 2004: Sessions

Session 122: Commemoration of the Death of Adomnan in 704, I: A Diverse Community - The Columban familia

Monday 12 July 2004, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Míchéal Ó Cléirigh Institute, University College Dublin
Organiser:Edel M. Bhreathnach, Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute for the Study of Irish History & Civilisation / School of History & Archives, University College Dublin
Moderator/Chair:Edel M. Bhreathnach, Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute for the Study of Irish History & Civilisation / School of History & Archives, University College Dublin
Paper 122-aRediscovering Columba's Monastery at Durrow
(Language: English)
Elizabeth O'Brien, Mapping Death Project, University College Dublin
Index terms: Archaeology - Sites, Ecclesiastical History, Hagiography, Monasticism
Paper 122-bThe Durrow Charter
(Language: English)
Edel M. Bhreathnach, Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute for the Study of Irish History & Civilisation / School of History & Archives, University College Dublin
Index terms: Charters and Diplomatics, Ecclesiastical History, Economics - General, Language and Literature - Celtic
Paper 122-cAdomnán of Raphoe?
(Language: English)
Brian Lacey, The Discovery Programme, Dublin
Index terms: Ecclesiastical History, Economics - General, Genealogy and Prosopography, Hagiography
Abstract

This session deals with the diversity of the Columban familia in early Medieval Ireland, with a particular emphasis on two churches, Durrow and Raphoe. The culture and development of these churches is explored by re-assessing different bodies of evidence; archaeology, charter material, and genealogies.