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  • Hardcover
  • 132
  • Navigatio Sancti Brendani Abbatis
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  • English
  • 25 November 2020
  • 9781851820474

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REVIEW ´ YEEZY950.US Ö Unknown Unknown Ö 1 READ READ ↠ Navigatio Sancti Brendani Abbatis E tale itself is of great interest a strongly integrated text which derives from several centuries of Irish literary traditi. Very allegorical this book is the story of Saint Brendan s voyage to the Land of Promise of the Saints Many have chosen to believe it is a story of Saint Brendan s voyage to North America which has often been called a land of promise by those who have found their way to it s shores I wonder what he would have written had he seen the land as it is today This is a beautiful translation of the text and a great story to read The Boyfriend Next Door great interest a strongly integrated text which derives from several centuries of Irish literary traditi. Very allegorical this book is the story of Saint Brendan s voyage to the Land of Promise of the Saints Many have chosen to believe it is a story of Saint Brendan s voyage to North America which has often been called a land of promise by those who have found their way to it s shores I wonder what he would have written had he seen the land as it is today This is a beautiful translation of the text and a Chancey of the Maury River great story to read

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REVIEW ´ YEEZY950.US Ö Unknown Unknown Ö 1 READ READ ↠ Navigatio Sancti Brendani Abbatis Dani Abbatis written in Ireland as early as 800 While the routes of St Brendan's journeys remain a subject of controversy th. Good translation of a Celtic epic poem though some seemingly fantastical parts modern archeology shows that this trip could have happened making Saint Brendan and his crew some of the first Europeans to visit North America Worth the time check it out

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REVIEW ´ YEEZY950.US Ö Unknown Unknown Ö 1 READ READ ↠ Navigatio Sancti Brendani Abbatis A translation from the Latin of one of the most famous and enduring stories of western Christendom the Navigatio Sancti Bren. The story of St Brendan s journey to the Promised Land is one of the Middle Age s great tales of heroic voyaging The Irish abbot and his brethren launch their little leather boat into the North Atlantic hoping to bump into an earthly paradise somewhere to the west In the course of their seven year pilgrimage they discover enchanted islands celebrate Easter on the back of a sea beast sail around a crystal pillar that ascends almost to heaven barely escape the reek of Hell and its fire chucking inhabitants and finally arrive at the isle of the blessed Saints Wondrous miracles attend them along the way and everyone comes home with his tunic smelling just like heavenThe Voyage of Saint Brendan takes plenty of cues from its classical predecessors the Odyssey and the Aeneid but hints of the pagan world are heavily overlaid by the stern ideals of medieval Irish monasticism unflinching obedience devotion to the Divine Office fasting prostrations and great physical endurance There s a pretty strong scent of Christian allegory here too though it will take a nose finer than mine to follow it to anything fruitfulBrendan s adventures which found their way into most western European languages were enormously popular during the Middle Ages John J O Meara s translation of the Latin version Navigatio Sancti Brendani Abbatis AD 850 will entertain modern readers as well And if in your bibliographic wanderings you are fortunate to find the hardback limited edition you re in for a treat This is a precious book printed in three colours on grey green laid paper its text set in Eric Gill s Pilgrim and Viktor Hammer s Uncial and nicely illustrated with woodcut reproductions from Sankt Brandans Seefahrt 1476 Augsburg It s an elegant uick read Resist Not Evil great tales of heroic voyaging The Irish abbot and his brethren launch their little leather boat into the North Atlantic hoping to bump into an earthly paradise somewhere to the west In the course of their seven year pilgrimage they discover enchanted islands celebrate Easter on the back of a sea beast sail around a crystal pillar that ascends almost to heaven barely escape the reek of Hell and its fire chucking inhabitants and finally arrive at the isle of the blessed Saints Wondrous miracles attend them along the way and everyone comes home with his tunic smelling just like heavenThe Voyage of Saint Brendan takes plenty of cues from its classical predecessors the Odyssey and the Aeneid but hints of the pagan world are heavily overlaid by the stern ideals of medieval Irish monasticism unflinching obedience devotion to the Divine Office fasting prostrations and Non luogo a procedere great physical endurance There s a pretty strong scent of Christian allegory here too though it will take a nose finer than mine to follow it to anything fruitfulBrendan s adventures which found their way into most western European languages were enormously popular during the Middle Ages John J O Meara s translation of the Latin version Navigatio Sancti Brendani Abbatis AD 850 will entertain modern readers as well And if in your bibliographic wanderings you are fortunate to find the hardback limited edition you re in for a treat This is a precious book printed in three colours on Ainsi se tut Zarathoustra grey Awakening green laid paper its text set in Eric Gill s Pilgrim and Viktor Hammer s Uncial and nicely illustrated with woodcut reproductions from Sankt Brandans Seefahrt 1476 Augsburg It s an elegant uick read