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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Padarn [St Padarn] (fl. 6th cent.), founder of churches

Nerys Ann Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Christianity; Christianity. 472 words.

Padarn [St Padarn] (fl. 6th cent.), founder of churches, is traditionally thought to belong to the sixth century. Along with David and Teilo he was regarded in medieval times as one of the...

Gall [St Gall, Gallus] (fl. 615), supposed monastic founder

Dagmar Ó Riain-Raedel.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Christianity; Christianity. 1084 words.

Gall [St Gall, Gallus] (fl. 615), supposed monastic founder, is reported by Jonas of Bobbio, the seventh-century biographer of Columbanus (d. 615), as a companion of that saint. Gall may...

Fiachra [St Fiachra, Fiacre] (fl. mid-7th cent.), monastic founder

Elva Johnston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Christianity; Christianity. 579 words.

Fiachra [St Fiachra, Fiacre] (fl. mid-7th cent.), monastic founder, was an Irish peregrinus (wandering holy man) who settled at Breuil in the Merovingian Frankish kingdom of Neustria. He is...

Columba [St Columba, Colum Cille] (c. 521–597), monastic founder

Máire Herbert.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Christianity; Christianity. 4927 words.

Columba [St Columba, Colum Cille] (c. 521–597), monastic founder, was also known by the Old Irish name of Colum Cille, meaning, approximately, ‘Church Dove’. He was the son of Fedelmid, of...

Columbanus [St Columbanus, Columban] (d. 615), missionary and monastic founder

Rob Meens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Christianity; Religion and Education; Christianity. 3357 words.

Columbanus [St Columbanus, Columban] (d. 615), missionary and monastic founder, was born in the Irish province of Leinster.

Traditionally Columbanus's date of birth has been...

Cybi [St Cybi, Kebi, Mo Chop] (fl. 6th cent.), founder of churches

T. M. Charles-Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Christianity; Christianity. 704 words.

Cybi [St Cybi, Kebi, Mo Chop] (fl. 6th cent.), founder of churches, was the patron saint of Caergybi, Holyhead. His father is given in the two, closely related, versions of his life as...

Cadfan [St Cadfan] (supp. fl. 6th cent.), founder of a religious settlement

T. M. Charles-Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Christianity; Christianity. 535 words.

Cadfan [St Cadfan] (supp. fl. 6th cent.), founder of a religious settlement, was the patron saint of Tywyn (Merioneth), Llangadfan (Montgomeryshire), and perhaps a monastery on...

Cynidr [St Cynidr, Chenedre, Cinitr] (fl. 6th cent.), founder of churches

T. M. Charles-Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Christianity; Christianity. 593 words.

Cynidr [St Cynidr, Chenedre, Cinitr] (fl. 6th cent.), founder of churches, is not the subject of any surviving life. He was, however, one of the principal saints of south-east Wales and...

Cadog [St Cadog, Cadoc, Cadfael, Cathmáel] (fl. 6th cent.), founder and abbot of Llancarfan

T. M. Charles-Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Christianity; Christianity. 1865 words.

Cadog [St Cadog, Cadoc, Cadfael, Cathmáel] (fl. 6th cent.), founder and abbot of Llancarfan, and brother of St Cynidr, is assigned a feast day on 24 January by the late eleventh- or early...

Deiniol [St Deiniol, Daniel] (d. 584), bishop of Bangor and founder of monasteries

T. M. Charles-Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Christianity; Christianity. 612 words.

Deiniol [St Deiniol, Daniel] (d. 584), bishop of Bangor and founder of monasteries, is first recorded in the early ninth-century Irish martyrology of Tallaght, where his feast day is given...

Brynach [St Brynach, Bernachius, Bernacius] (fl. 6th cent.), founder of the church of Nevern, Pembrokeshire

T. M. Charles-Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Christianity; Christianity. 1104 words.

Brynach [St Brynach, Bernachius, Bernacius] (fl. 6th cent.), founder of the church of Nevern, Pembrokeshire, was not of Welsh descent. His pedigree is in neither of the two main collections...

Caimín (d. 644?), one of the claimed founders of the monastery of Inis Celtra (Holy Island)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Christianity; Christianity. 10 words.

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Mo Chutu mac Fínaill [Carthach, Carthagus; Carthach the younger] (d. 637), abbot of Rahan (Rathan) and abbot–founder of Lismore (Les Mór Mo Chutu)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Christianity; Christianity. 10 words.

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Mo Chóemóc mac Béoáin [Cóemán; Pulcherius] (d. 656), founder of Leamakevoge (Liath Mo Chóemóc, Liath Mór, Leigh)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Christianity; Christianity. 10 words.

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Saints in the Oxford DNB

Introduction

Richard Parish.

in Catholic Particularity in Seventeenth-Century French Writing

July 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 6837 words.

The Introduction explains the context of the book’s inception (the Bampton Lectures), and links its subject-matter to the stated aims of the series’ founder. It situates the chapters...

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Her Spanish Masters in Darkness: Teresa of Ávila and John of the Cross

Thomas R. Nevin.

in The Last Years of Saint Therese

July 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 17618 words.

Familiar with Teresa, the founder of the Reformed Carmel, Thérèse drew upon her writing, especially The Way of Perfection. But she drew a greater and intimate inspiration from the poetry...

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Saints in the Modern World

Owen Chadwick.

in A History of the Popes 1830-1914

April 1998; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 9595 words.

The procedures for the canonization of saints remained traditional, but the new saints reflected to a degree the personality of each pope. Canonizations honoured the person of the saint,...

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ALL THINGS MADE NEW

Gregory A. Wills.

in Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1859-2009

August 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 17329 words.

This chapter focuses on the many difficulties and changes experienced by the seminary's following its move to Louisville, Kentucky, in 1877. By 1895, none of the seminary's founders...

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Monks: The Ascetic Life

Henry Chadwick.

in The Church in Ancient Society

December 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 7747 words.

The earliest Christian ascetics in Syria drew on the New Testament as well as the legacy of Stoic philosophy. Information about the ascetic movement comes from Athanasius’ Life of Antony,...

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‘The Next Best Thing’: Official Attitudes towards the Colleges

David Dowland.

in Nineteenth-Century Anglican Theological Training

September 1997; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Christianity. 10501 words.

In the nineteenth century, the colleges did not have to worry about conforming to the rules and standards of the fully centralized Church bureaucracy. Their primary concern was on the...

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