The Most Ancient Lives of Saint Patrick

Including the Life by Jocelin, Hitherto Unpublished in America, and His Extant Writings

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1880
Language: English
Wordcount: 102,105 / 299 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.9
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 1,893
Added to site: 2006.06.02
mnybks.net#: 13788
Genre: Religion

Edited by James O'Leary

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aggerations of mediaeval times in the twelfth century. The public will thus have fairly placed before them the thoughts of ages about Saint Patrick through seven centuries after his death. I supply the reader with the Confession and Epistle attributed to Saint Patrick, though I incline to the opinion that they are the issue of an age subsequent to that of Ireland's Saint. The Chronotaxis or Chronological Table at the end of the book I have made out from the work by the Bollandists, which seems to have been prepared with scholarly and judicious diligence.

Of the illustrations, it is to be stated that the one prefixed to the life of St. Fiech has been an heirloom in the family of Counsellor Shechan, of this city, and is taken from an old Irish prayer-book, supposed to be between three and five hundred years old. The frontispiece and the illustration fronting the Tripartite Life are taken from the Spicelegium, were engraved by Messengham, with the approbation of the French King and the Paris Archbishop, a

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