IMC 2004: Sessions

Session 222: Commemoration of the Death of Adomnan in 704, II: Testimonies from 7th-Century Irish Hagiography

Monday 12 July 2004, 14.15-15.45

Organiser:Máire Herbert, Department of Early & Medieval Irish, University College Cork
Moderator/Chair:Elva Johnston, Department of Early Irish History
Paper 222-aHow Should Christians Lead their Lives?: A Case-study of Adomnan's Vita Columbae
(Language: English)
Katja Ritari, Department of Comparative Religion, University of Helsinki
Index terms: Hagiography, Language and Literature - Celtic
Paper 222-bVisions of Empire in Adomnan and in Early Insular Sources
(Language: English)
Diarmuid Scully, Department of History, University College Cork
Index terms: Hagiography, Language and Literature - Celtic
Paper 222-cThe Bishop, the Saint and the Prepositions
(Language: English)
Catherine Swift, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland
Abstract

This session examines the seventh-century hagiographical works of Adomnan and of Tirechan from three different perspectives, the exemplification of Christian life, views regarding empire, and the interaction of vernacular and Latin.