The salvation of the Individual and the salvation of society in Siaburcharpat Con Culaind

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Title: The salvation of the Individual and the salvation of society in Siaburcharpat Con Culaind
Authors: Johnston, Elva
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/8443
Date: 2001
Abstract: This paper examines the early Middle Irish tale Siaburcharpat Con Culaind in which St Patrick is helped in his missionary efforts by the phantom of the dead pagan hero Cú Chulainn. It analyses the role of saint and hero, considering their importance as representatives of ecclesiastical and secular communities.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Four Courts Press
Keywords: Early medieval;Elite groups;Mediation of knowledge
Subject LCSH: Patrick, Saint, 373?-463?
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:History Research Collection

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