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abbot according Adamnan Aengus Ailbe alluded ancient Annals Annals of Ulster Antiq Apostle Archdall Armagh Armorica arrival assigned Auxerre baptized Bede Benignus bishop Bollandists Boulogne Brigid Britain Britannia Britany Britons Cadoc called Canons Cashel celebrated Chap Christian Chron church Cogitosus Colgan Colgan Tr Colman of Dromore concerning consecrated Coroticus death Declan died A. D. disciple district ecclesiastical fables Fiech's Finnian followed Gaul German Gildas Harris Hibernia Hist holy hymn Ireland Irish island Jocelin Jocelin cap Kieran Kildare king Ledwich Leogaire Lives of St mentioned mission monastery Munster Nennius O'Flaherty observed Palladius passage Patricius Patrick period persons Pope preaching pretended priest prince probably Probus quoted by Usher Roman Rome saint says Scholiast Scots Secundinus seqq sixth century spoken story supposed Tillemont tion Tirechan tract Tripart Tripartite Ulster Usher Ware writers
Page 227 - The chief priests therefore and the Pharisees gathered a council, and said : What do we, for this man doth many miracles? If we let Him alone so, all will believe in Him: and the Romans will come and take away our place and nation.
Page 119 - Gallia est omnis divisa in partes tres, quarum unam incolunt Belgae, aliam Aquitani, tertiam qui ipsorum lingua Celtae, nostra Galli appellantur. Hi omnes lingua, institutis, legibus inter se differunt. Gallos ab Aquitanis Garumna flumen, a Belgis Matrona et Sequana dividit.
Page 479 - Et ex eo tempore nunc cives nunc hostes vincebant — usque ad annum obsessionis Badonici montis — quique quadragesimus quartus (ut novi) oritur (al. orditur) annus mense jam primo (al. uno) emenso, qui jam et meae nativitatis est.
Page 228 - Osirin .^Egyptus putat — Mystae Phanacen nominant — Dionyson Indi existimant — Romana sacra Liberum — Arabica gens Adoneum — Lucaniacus Pantheum." All these names were merely epithets or surnames of the sun ; for, as Huet observes, (Demonstr. Evang. Prop. iv. cap. 3.) " Osirin et Liberum nemo solem esse nescit. — Adonin autem esse solem et asseverat Macrobius,
Page 84 - A. 920 (921.) 02 §. in. Of the other Lives, published by Colgan, those, which he calls the second, third, and fourth, are full of fables, and seem to have been copied either from each other, or from some common repository, in which those stories had been collected. It is true that now and then we meet with some genuine remains of the true history of St. Patrick, particularly in the quotations from the Confession. It would be idle to adduce the many proofs, which they constantly exhibit of their...
Page 108 - Gallos vicinum solum occupasse credibile est ; eorum sacra deprehendas, superstitionum persuasione; sermo baud multum diversus." (Vit. Agr. cap. 2.) And the Venerable Bede: "Hsec insula Britones solum a quibus nomen accepit incolas habuit, qui de tractu Armoricano ut fertur Britanniam advecti, australes sibi partes illius vindicarunt.
Page 31 - Clonfert, who died A. 577 (128) and the other of Birr, whose death happened but a few years before, are spoken of as having had transactions with him. We may then safely conclude, that he belonged to the sixth century, became distinguished towards the middle of it, and died during its latter half. As this was known to be the case, his blundering biographers strove to reconcile their nonsense concerning the antiquity and privileges of the monastery of Saigir with the true date of his life by making...
Page 119 - I doubt, however, whether such a reason could account for the use of it so early as the days of Catullus. (153) Not. 103. (154) Ut pergens in Britannias et libentissime paratus eram, quasi ad patriam et parentes; non id solum, sed eram (paratus) usque Gallias visitare fratres, et ut viderem faciem sanctorum Domini mei.
Page 300 - LIe 15.) near Stamford, those invaders were soon obliged to relinquish their conquests and return to their own country ; (Warrington, History of Wales, p. 45.) nor do we find the Scots and Picts again united against the Britons, whereas not long after the Picts became allied to the Saxons. (Bede ib.) It proves also the genuineness and antiquity of the Epistle ; for no other than a contemporary could have written with an exactness so conformable to the state of those times. (104) " Et misi epistolam...