Vita sancti Fursei

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Vita sancti Fursei

    Vita sancti Fursei‘The Life of St Fursa’

    • Irish hagiography
    Life of the Irish missionary St Fursa (d. c. 649)
    Language
    • Latin
    Date
    7th century in origin

    Classification

    Irish hagiography

    Subject tags

     Fursa
    • 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.] Heist, W. W. [ed.], Vitae sanctorum Hiberniae: ex codice olim Salmanticensi, nunc Bruxellensi. Lives of the saints of Ireland, from the Salamanca manuscript now of Brussels, Subsidia Hagiographica 28, Brussels: Société des Bollandistes, 1965.
    37–55 direct link
    [ed.] De Smedt, Charles, and Joseph De Backer, Acta Sanctorum Hiberniae ex codice Salmanticensi, Edinburgh and London, 1888.
    Münchener DigitalisierungsZentrum – scanned copy: <link>
    77–112 Earlier edition
    [tr.] Rackham, Oliver [tr.], Transitus Beati Fursei: a translation of an 8th century manuscript Life of St Fursey, Norwich: Fursey Pilgrims, 2007.

    Secondary sources

    Ó Riain, Pádraig, “Les Vies de Saint Fursy: les sources irlandaises”, Revue du Nord 68 (1986): 405–413.
    Kenney, James F., “Chapter VI: The expansion of Irish Christianity”, in: Kenney, James F., The sources for the early history of Ireland: an introduction and guide. Volume 1: ecclesiastical, Records of Civilization: Sources and Studies 11, Revised ed. (1929), New York: Octagon, 1966. 486–621.
    501–502

    Queried results

    if available
    Rackham, Oliver [tr.], Transitus Beati Fursei: a translation of an 8th century manuscript Life of St Fursey, Norwich: Fursey Pilgrims, 2007.
    Ó Riain, Pádraig, “Les Vies de Saint Fursy: les sources irlandaises”, Revue du Nord 68 (1986): 405–413.
    Kenney, James F., “Chapter VI: The expansion of Irish Christianity”, in: Kenney, James F., The sources for the early history of Ireland: an introduction and guide. Volume 1: ecclesiastical, Records of Civilization: Sources and Studies 11, Revised ed. (1929), New York: Octagon, 1966. 486–621.
    Heist, W. W. [ed.], Vitae sanctorum Hiberniae: ex codice olim Salmanticensi, nunc Bruxellensi. Lives of the saints of Ireland, from the Salamanca manuscript now of Brussels, Subsidia Hagiographica 28, Brussels: Société des Bollandistes, 1965.
    37–55   “Vita et miracula S. Fursei”
    De Smedt, Charles, and Joseph De Backer, Acta Sanctorum Hiberniae ex codice Salmanticensi, Edinburgh and London, 1888.
    Münchener DigitalisierungsZentrum – scanned copy: <link>

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