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Sory's Blog – March 2008 Archive (1)

St. Patrick and The Fianna

St. Patrick is said to have lived in the 5th Century, although only two contemporary documents attest to his existence: the Letter to Coroticus and a last confession. Both documents are written in the first person. Accepting St. Patrick's historical existence on this evidence is an act of faith.

The popular tales of St. Patrick's life -- that he chased snakes out of Ireland and used the shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity -- were developed between the 8th and 14th centuries:… Continue

Added by sory on March 16, 2008 at 0:58 — No Comments

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