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Written in about AD800, Navigato Sancti Brendani Abbatis (The Voyage of Saint Brendan) is one of the most famous and enduring stories of western Christendom. While the question whether Saint Brendan reached America remains a subject of controversy, the tale itself is of great interest - a strongly integrated text which derives from several centuries of Irish literary tradition. The text is illustrated by the relevant woodcuts from a German version of the tale which was printed in Augsburg in 1476.
John J. O'Meara has here translated one of the most famous and enduring stories of western Christendom, the Navigatio Sancti Brendani Abbatis, written in Ireland perhaps as early as the year 800. While the routes of Saint Brendan's journeys remain a subject of controversy, the tale itself is of great interest - a strongly integrated text which derives from several centuries of Irish literary tradition.
The Voyage of Saint Brendan presents Professor O'Meara's translation of the only scientific edition of the original Latin text, with his introduction, and is illustrated by the relevant woodcuts from a German version of the tale, Sankt Brandans Seefahrt, printed in Augsburg in 1476. When this version was published By the Dolmen Press in 1975 it was acclaimed by critics on both sides of the Atlantic.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780851055046
  • ISBN-10: 0851055044
  • Publisher: Colin Smythe
  • Publish Date: December 1981
  • Dimensions: 8.45 x 5.49 x 0.29 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.27 pounds
  • Page Count: 96

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