Altendorf, Hans-Dietrich





Bibliography

Altendorf, Hans-Dietrich, “Die Lebensbeschreibung Findans”, in: Sennhauser, Hans Rudolf, Die Klosterkirche Rheinau: frühe Geschichte, Bau und Ausstattung bis in die barocke Zeit, Zürcher Denkmalpflege. Monographien Denkmalpflege 6, Zürich: Fotorotar, 2007. 129–142.

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Article
“Die Lebensbeschreibung Findans”
Pages
129–142
Year
2007
Subjects and topics
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History, society and culture
Agents
Fintán of RheinauFintan (Findan) of Rheinau
(fl. 9th century)
Irish saint from Leinster who is said to have been captured by vikings and carried off as a slave to the Orkneys, only to escape and embark on a pilgrimage to Rome; while returning home, he met and joined a community of anchorites based at Rheinau (at the Rhine, near Schaffhausen, modern Switzerland).
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