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Geinemain Eóin Baisti‘The conception/birth of John the Baptist’

  • prose
  • Medieval Irish literary adaptations, Irish religious texts
Medieval Irish translation of the De decollatione Johannis Baptistae, a section in the Legenda aurea concerning the conception of John the Baptist. The text is imperfect.
Manuscripts
Form
prose (primary)

Classification

Medieval Irish literary adaptations Irish religious texts

Subjects

John the BaptistJohn the BaptistNo short description available
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Sources

Secondary sources (select)

McNamara, Martin, The apocrypha in the Irish Church, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1975.
64 [id. 53. ‘The conception of John the Baptist’]
Flower, Robin [ed.], Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the [British Library, formerly the] British Museum, vol. 2, London: British Museum, 1926.
445
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Dennis Groenewegen
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