St Samson of Dol and the earliest history of Brittany, Cornwall and Wales / edited by Lynette Olson. - Woodbridge, Suffolk : The Boydell Press, 2017 - vii, 219 p. : illustrations, tables ; 24 cm. - Studies in Celtic history ; XXXVII. . - Studies in Celtic history ; 37. .

Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-208) and index.

Frontcover; Contents; List of Tables; Editor's Preface; Map: Places associated with St Samson in the First Life; 1. Introduction: 'Getting Somewhere' with the First Life of St Samson of Dol; 2. A Family and its Saint in the Vita Prima Samsonis; 3. L a Circulation de l'information dans la Vie ancienne de s. Samson de Dol et la question de sa datation; 4. The Hare and the Tortoise? Vita Prima Sancti Samsonis, Vita Paterni, and Merovingian Hagiography; 5. Columbanus, the Britons, and the Merovingian Church. 6. Apostolic Authority and Celtic Liturgies: from the Vita Samsonis to the Ratio de cursus7. The Representation of Early British Monasticism and Peregrinatio in Vita Prima S. Samsonis; 8. Present and Yet Absent: the Cult of St Samson of Dol in Wales; Bibliography; Index.



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Samson, Saint, Bishop of Dol, -565


Christian saints--France--Brittany.
Christian saints, Celtic.
RELIGION--Christian Church--History.
RELIGION--Christianity--History.
LITERARY CRITICISM--Medieval.
Christian saints.
Christian saints, Celtic.


England--Cornwall (County)
France--Brittany.
Wales.


Church history.

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