Míorbuile Senáin

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Text on the miracles of St Senán of Inis Cathaig (Scattery Island)
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Senán of Inis Cathaig
Senán of Inis Cathaig
Senán mac Geirrcinn, patron saint of Inis Cathaig (Scattery Island, Co. Clare)

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Inis Cathaig
Inis Cathaig ... Scattery Island
County Clare
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Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] [tr.] Plummer, Charles, “The miracles of Senan”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 10 (1915): 1–35.
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Based on Brussels MS 2324-2340, with variants from Brussels MS 4190-4200

Secondary sources (select)

Plummer, Charles, “A tentative catalogue of Irish hagiography”, in: Charles Plummer, Miscellanea hagiographica Hibernica: vitae adhuc ineditae sanctorum Mac Creiche, Naile, Cranat, 15, Brussels: Société des Bollandistes, 1925. 171–285.
Utrecht University Library: <link>
223–224 [id. 178.]
Dennis Groenewegen
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