Translation of the Life of St Helena by Jocelin of Furness



Sperber, I and Downham, C ORCID: 0000-0002-7000-7633
(2017) Translation of the Life of St Helena by Jocelin of Furness. .

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This translation was undertaken as part of the AHRC funded project 'Hagiography at the Frontiers' undertaken at the University of Liverpool. It is available open access, for further details, please see the project website https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/irish-studies/research/hagiography/ Jocelin of Furness was one of the most influential hagiographers of the Insular Middle Ages. He lived at the turn of the thirteenth century and was a monk of the Cistercian abbey of Furness (a site whose ruins lie in south Cumbria). Four substantial Lives composed by Jocelin survive, namely of St Patrick (patron saint of Ireland), St Kentigern (patron saint of Glasgow), St Waltheof (abbot of Melrose), and St Helena of Britain (mother of the Roman Emperor Constantine the Great).

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Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2017 06:57
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2022 08:10
URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3008094