St Samson of Dol and the earliest history of Brittany, Cornwall and Wales / edited by Lynette Olson.

Additional authors: Olson, Lynette, -- editor.
Series: Studies in Celtic history ; . XXXVII. Published by : The Boydell Press, (Woodbridge, Suffolk :) Physical details: vii, 219 p. : illustrations, tables ; 24 cm. Year: 2017
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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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