Spes Scotorum = Hope of Scots : Saint Columba, Iona and Scotland /
edited by Dauvit Broun and Thomas Owen Clancy.
Edinburgh : T&T Clark, 1999.
xv, 314 p. : ill., maps (some col.)
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Edinburgh : T&T Clark, 1999.
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Essays initially presented at a two-day conference in June 1997 held by the Scottish Catholic Historical Association.--Pref.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-300) and index.
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Columba, Iona and the making of Scotland
Columba, Adomnan and the cult of saints in Scotlandp. 3
Seventh-century Iona abbots in Scottish place-namesp. 35
The Scottish takeover of Pictland and the relics of Columbap. 71
Dunkeld and the origin of Scottish identityp. 95
Adomnan the writer
Iona: monks, pastors and missionariesp. 115
Res, tempus, locus, persona: Adomnan's exegetical methodp. 139
The wisdom of the scribe and the fear of the Lord in the Life of Columbap. 159
The Columban Legacy
Iona: archaeological investigations, 1875-1996p. 215
Celebrating Columba on Iona, 1897 and 1997p. 245
Between faith and folklore: twentieth-century interpretations and images of Columbap. 253
Abbreviationsp. 271
Bibliographyp. 277
Indexp. 301
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