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Cogitosus

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Leinster author of a Latin life of St Brigit.

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Cogitosus

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Leinster author of a Latin life of St Brigit.

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Cogitosus

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 10 words.

Leinster author of a Latin life of St Brigit.

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<i>Ekphrasis</i> at Kildare

Lisa M. Bitel.

in Landscape with Two Saints

June 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 10636 words.

This chapter recounts the life of Saint Brigit (ca. 452–524) as told by her 7th-century hagiographer, Cogitosus of Kildare. Cogitosus interpreted Brigit as a traveling holy woman whose...

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The Life of Saint Brigid

Philip Freeman.

in The World of Saint Patrick

September 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity. 8908 words.

The seventh-century churchman Cogitosus wrote this first religious biography of a female saint in Ireland and tells the story of Brigid, founder of the dual-sex monastery of Kildare. The...

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Conleth

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(d. c.520),

Irish monk and bishop of or at Kildare. According to the Life of Brigid by Cogitosus, Conleth was a hermit who lived at Old Connell (Co. Kildare) on the Liffey and who...

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