Adomnán of Iona Date of Birth: c. 625 Place of Birth: County Donegal, Ireland Date of Death: 704 Place of Death: Iona Abbey, Scotland
Adomnán was an Irish monk, who in 679 became the Abbot of Iona, the foremost Irish monastery in Scotland. He is best known as the author of a life of Saint Columba, founder of Iona, and of a treatise of law, the Cain Adomnan.
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Bede, Ecclesiastical history of the English people, ed. J. …
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“Adomnán of Iona, Adamnan, Adomnanus, Adamnanus”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas.
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