Vita I sancti Samsonis

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Vita I sancti Samsonis

    Vita I sancti Samsonis

    • Latin
    • prose
    • Breton texts, Hagiography
    First Latin Life of St Samson, bishop of Dol.
    Language
    • Latin
    Date
    The date of the text has occasioned much discussion. Flobert dates the text to the middle of the 8th century.
    Form
    prose (primary)

    Classification

    Breton texts
     Hagiography

    Subject tags

    Samson of DolSamson of DolNo short description available
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    • Sources

    Primary sources
    Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in the entry for the relevant manuscript.

    [ed.] [tr.] Flobert, Pierre, La vie ancienne de saint Samson de Dol, Sources d'histoire médiévale 17, Paris: CNRS, 1997.
    [tr.] Taylor, Thomas, The Life of St. Samson of Dol, London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1925.
    English translation

    Secondary sources

    Olson, Lynette, “The date of the First Life of St Samson of Dol”, in: O'Neill, Pamela [ed.], The land beneath the sea: essays in honour of Anders Ahlqvist’s contribution to Celtic studies in Australia, Sydney Series in Celtic Studies 14, Sydney: Celtic Studies Foundation, University of Sydney, 2013. 171–182.
    Olson, Lynette, “The early hagiography of Saint Samson of Dol”, in: Evans, Geraint, Bernard Martin, and Jonathan M. Wooding (eds.), Origins and revivals: proceedings of the First Australian Conference of Celtic Studies, Sydney Series in Celtic Studies 3, Sydney: Centre for Celtic Studies, University of Sydney, 2000. 123–133.
    Loth, J., “La vie la plus ancienne de saint Samson de Dol”, Revue Celtique 35 (1914): 269–300.
    Société des Bollandistes, Bibliotheca hagiographica latina antiquae et mediae aetatis, 2 vols, Subsidia Hagiographica 6, Brussels: Société des Bollandistes, 1898–1901.
    Gallica – vol. 1 (A-I): <link> Gallica – vol. 2 (K-Z): <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2 (K-Z): <link>
    [‘7478-7479’]

    Mews, Constant J., “Apostolic authority and Celtic liturgies: from the Vita Samsonis to the Ratio de cursus”, in: Olson, Lynette [ed.], St Samson of Dol and the earliest history of Brittany, Cornwall and Wales, Studies in Celtic History 37, Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2017. 115–136.
    Olson, Lynette [ed.], St Samson of Dol and the earliest history of Brittany, Cornwall and Wales, Studies in Celtic History 37, Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2017.
    Wooding, Jonathan M., “The representation of early British monasticism and peregrinatio in Vita prima S. Samsonis”, in: Olson, Lynette [ed.], St Samson of Dol and the earliest history of Brittany, Cornwall and Wales, Studies in Celtic History 37, Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2017. 137–162.
    Sowerby, Richard, “A family and its saint in the Vita prima Samsonis”, in: Olson, Lynette [ed.], St Samson of Dol and the earliest history of Brittany, Cornwall and Wales, Studies in Celtic History 37, Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2017. 19–36.
    Poulin, Joseph-Claude, “La circulation de l’information dans la Vie ancienne de s. Samson de Dol et la question de sa datation”, in: Olson, Lynette [ed.], St Samson of Dol and the earliest history of Brittany, Cornwall and Wales, Studies in Celtic History 37, Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2017. 37–82.
    Brett, Caroline, “The hare and the tortoise? Vita prima sancti Samsonis, Vita Paterni and Merovingian hagiography”, in: Olson, Lynette [ed.], St Samson of Dol and the earliest history of Brittany, Cornwall and Wales, Studies in Celtic History 37, Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2017. 83–102.
    Wood, Ian N., “Columbanus, the Britons and the Merovingian church”, in: Olson, Lynette [ed.], St Samson of Dol and the earliest history of Brittany, Cornwall and Wales, Studies in Celtic History 37, Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2017. 103–114.
    Jankulak, Karen, “The absent St Samson in Wales”, in: Cassard, Jean-Christophe, Pierre-Yves Lambert, and Bertrand Yeurc'h (eds), Mélanges offerts au professeur Bernard Merdrignac, Britannia Monastica 17, Landévennec, 2013. 197–212.
    Olson, Lynette, “The date of the First Life of St Samson of Dol”, in: O'Neill, Pamela [ed.], The land beneath the sea: essays in honour of Anders Ahlqvist’s contribution to Celtic studies in Australia, Sydney Series in Celtic Studies 14, Sydney: Celtic Studies Foundation, University of Sydney, 2013. 171–182.
    Flobert, Pierre, “Les vicissitudes de la Vie de saint Samson”, in: Lardet, Pierre (ed.), La tradition vive: mélanges d'histoire des textes en l'honneur de Louis Holtz, Bibliologia: Elementa ad librorum studia pertinentia 20, Paris, Turnhout: Brepols, 2003. 377–382.
    Olson, Lynette, “The early hagiography of Saint Samson of Dol”, in: Evans, Geraint, Bernard Martin, and Jonathan M. Wooding (eds.), Origins and revivals: proceedings of the First Australian Conference of Celtic Studies, Sydney Series in Celtic Studies 3, Sydney: Centre for Celtic Studies, University of Sydney, 2000. 123–133.
    Flobert, Pierre, La vie ancienne de saint Samson de Dol, Sources d'histoire médiévale 17, Paris: CNRS, 1997.
    Taylor, Thomas, The Life of St. Samson of Dol, London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1925.
    Loth, J., “La vie la plus ancienne de saint Samson de Dol”, Revue Celtique 35 (1914): 269–300.
    Société des Bollandistes, Bibliotheca hagiographica latina antiquae et mediae aetatis, 2 vols, Subsidia Hagiographica 6, Brussels: Société des Bollandistes, 1898–1901.
    Gallica – vol. 1 (A-I): <link> Gallica – vol. 2 (K-Z): <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2 (K-Z): <link>

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