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Published by John Donald/Birlinn in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ninian, -- Saint, -- d. 432?,
  • Christian saints -- Scotland -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJohn MacQueen ; with a translation of the Miracula Nynie Episcopi and the Vita Niniani by Winifred MacQueen.
GenreBiography.
ContributionsMacQueen, Winifred.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBR1720.N5 M33 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 183 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21865919M
ISBN 100859765962
OCLC/WorldCa59138296

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Buy St. Nynia by John MacQueen from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: MacQueen, John. St. Nynia. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, © (OCoLC) Named Person: The Innes Review is a fully peer-reviewed journal promoting the study of the history of Catholic covers all aspects of Scottish history and culture, especially ones related to religious history. Published continuously by the Scottish Catholic Historical Association since , it contains articles and book reviews on a wide field of ecclesiastical, cultural, liturgical The Innes Review, Volume XLII, No. 2, Autumn , Dauvit Broun The Literary Record of St Nynia: Fact and Fiction? John MacQueen, 5/. Nynia, with a translation of the Miracula Nynie Episcopi and the Vita Niniani, by Winifred MacQueen Pp. Edinburgh: Polygon, £ Modern scholarship has shown how rewarding it can be to regard works such as the eighth-century Miracula Nynie

St. Ninian, also called Nynia, Ninias, Rigna, Trignan, Ninnidh, Ringan, Ninus, or Dinan, (born c. , Britain—died c. , Britain; feast day September 16), bishop generally credited as the first Christian missionary to Scotland, responsible for widespread conversions among the Celts and possibly the Southern Picts.. The two primary historical sources about Ninian’s life and work are of St. Ninian Sites. According to an unbroken tradition dating from the earliest times and confirmed in the writings of the Venerable Bede in the 8th century, a holy man named Nynia, born among the British people, introduced the Christian faith into a significant part of the land now known as Scotland long before the coming of Saint ://   Not much is known with certainty about St. Ninian, but according to oral traditions dating from the 5th century and confirmed in the writings of the Venerable Bede in the 8th century, a holy man named 'Nynia', born among the British people, introduced the Christian faith into Scotland long before the coming of Saint   This article is an interesting (although rather speculative) note about Vortimer's possible real birthname. It is based on a story in later Welsh sources which in turn is connected with the possible duplications between Vortigern and Vortimer that I discussed elsewhere.. There is a later medieval story which relates about a certain Teithfallt, or Theodosius, who lived as a monk in Brittany at