Brendan, St.

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  • Source:
    Britannica Online
  • Document Type:
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  • Language:
    English
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    • Publication Information:
      Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.
    • Abstract:
      (born c. 484/486, Tralee, now in County Kerry, Ireland—died 578, Annaghdown, County Galway; feast day May 16) Celtic saint, monastic founder, abbot, and hero of legendary voyages in the Atlantic Ocean. Reputedly raised and educated by Abbess St. Ita at her boys’ school in what later became County Limerick, he later studied under Abbot St. Jarlath of Tuam. After becoming a monk and priest, he was entrusted with the abbey of Ardfert and subsequently established monasteries in Ireland and Scotland, the chief one being Clúain Ferta Brénaind (Anglicized Clonfert), founded in 561. He is called Brendan of Clonfert to distinguish [...]
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    • ABNT:
      Brendan, St. Britannica Online, [s. l.], [s. d.]. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9016347. Acesso em: 27 out. 2020.
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      Brendan, St. Britannica Online. Accessed October 27, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9016347
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      Brendan, St. (n.d.). Britannica Online.
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      Brendan, St. Britannica Online [Internet]. [cited 2020 Oct 27]; Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebo&AN=ebo.e9016347