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Adomnán

  • fl. c.628–704
  • feast-day: 23 September
  • abbots, authors, saints of Ireland
  • Iona
Adomnán mac Rónáin was abbot of Iona (r. 679–704) and author of the Latin Life of St Columba and an account of the holy places of the Near East (De locis sanctis). He is credited with the proclamation of the Lex innocentium or Cáin Adomnáin at the Synod of Birr.


abbot of Iona Iona
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d. 23 September 704
See also: Colum CilleColum Cille
(fl. 6th century)
Columba
founder and abbot of Iona, Kells (Cenandas) and Derry (Daire).
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Reference works
McGuire, James [ed.], and James Quinn [ed.], Dictionary of Irish biography, online ed. (2009), Online: Royal Irish Academy; Cambridge University Press. URL: <https://www.dib.ie>.
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