Lives of Irish Saints 2 Vols Charles Plummer

ISBN: 9780198213895

Published: April 1st 1985

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798 pages


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Lives of Irish Saints 2 Vols  by  Charles Plummer

Lives of Irish Saints 2 Vols by Charles Plummer
April 1st 1985 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 798 pages | ISBN: 9780198213895 | 10.75 Mb

Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: Eife of (ZToemgen. i. (1) Now it was (foretold) in type andMorePurchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free.

This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: Eife of (ZToemgen. i. (1) Now it was (foretold) in type and prophecy that there would come a high saint, noble and honourable, in Leinster, namely in Glendalough, to speak particularly, to rescue and repel men from paganism by the preaching of the word of God, for the healing of lepers, and blind, and deaf, and lame, and all kinds of sick folk, to raise the dead, to put down the mighty and lift up the wretched, and to drive away plagues and pestilences, to check thieves and crimes and strange monsters, and to instruct all kinds of perverted folk who opposed the will of God.

(2) Now Patrick, son of Calpurnius, the chief apostle of Erin, prophesied of this Coemgen thirty years before his birth, and that he would cause a chief city (monastery) to be built in the aforesaid glen, for the refection of companies and strangers, of guests and pilgrims, and that he would bring with him to Glendalough some of the mould and relics of the apostles and righteous men who are at Rome. (3) And it is written in this life that for the obtaining remission of sins from God it is the same for any one to visit Rome, and (to visit) the relics and bed of Coemgen, as is customary, with penitence, and humility, and lowliness of heart.

ii. (4) Find mac Cumaill prophesied likewise, that Coemgen would overcome the horrible monster in the lesser lake of the same glen, that was destroying every one, and drive it into the other lake. Therefore men and cattle, and all kinds of sick folk come to be healed and cured in the water of the lesser lake in honour of God and of Coemgen. iii. (5) When then all these prophesies were fulfilled, the promised one came, to wit, Coemgen son of Caemlug, son of Caimet, son of Rimid, son of Corb, son of Fergus Lamderg (Red-hand), son of Messincorb, son of Cucorb, (6) And ...



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