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Columba, Saint, c 521-?597 (monastic founder | Calum Cille)


Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

Poetic dialogue between Calum Cille and Moluag, September 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/19
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Poetic dialogue between Calum Cille [St Columba] and Moluag [St Moluag] beginning 'Lismore, ars Maluag lis a Lismore gur sin lios broin Cal[um Cille].'

Dates: September 1870

Prayer to Calum Cille [St Columba], August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/117
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Prayer to Calum Cille [St Columba] beginning 'A Chal[uim] chille chaird chaoimh', with an accompanying note that 'Trithean' is in Skye [An t-Eilean Sgitheanach].

Dates: August 1883

Proverb about envy and accomapnying story about Calum Cille's sister, 1901

Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/94
Scope and Contents Proverb about envy which reads 'Sgoiltidh am farmad a chlach - Envy will rend the stone' and accomapnying story about Calum Cille's [St Columba's] sister. The story tells how Columba's sister was going to the sheiling with another woman. Calum Cille told her to put a stone in her sack and when the woman asked her what she had in her sack to tell her that it was cheese. The woman wondered why the cheese was so big and Columba's sister said that she would not make a small cheese without making...
Dates: 1901

Publisher's proof of an article relating to Calum Cille/St Columba and Ì Chaluim Chille/Iona, 1894

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/202
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Publisher's proof of an article relating to Calum Cille/St Columba and Ì Chaluim Chille/Iona, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, bearing annotations in pencil, blue ink and black ink. The pages are numbered '3' and '4' and some of the sub-headings are 'Carn Cul Ri Eirinn, Port-a-Churiach and An Curach.

Dates: 1894

Saying beginning 'Deir Columcille leinn (ruinn?)', c1875

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/130
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Saying beginning 'Deir Columcille leinn (ruinn?) Gu ifrionn gu brath nach rachadh an fial' possibly collected from 'old John Dillon' [Carmichael puts a question mark next to Dillon's name].

Dates: c1875

Song beginning 'Sil a bho an sil a bho an', nd

Identifier: Coll-97/CW152/27
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Song beginning 'Sil a bho an sil a bho an, A cheud sileadh do Chalum Cille mo ghaoil'. The song is composed of ines arranged as eighteen lines, arranged as one line of chorus and five lines of verse in three stanzas. A note refers to the 'second opening' on folio 30r.

Dates: nd

Song entitled 'Eala Bhan Na h-Eireann', accompanying translation and charm, nd

Identifier: Coll-97/CW152/5
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Song entitled 'Eala Bhan Na h-Eireann' beginning 'Latha chaidh Calumcille mach, Anns a mhaduinn mhoich' and accompanying translation. The song is composed of thirty lines, arranged as five verses of six lines each. After the translation, which is given in prose format, is a charm which reasd 'The mild eye of C[hrist] be on thy hurt, The charm of love to make thee whole'.

Dates: nd

Story about a blacksmith on Aoi [Iona], 1901

Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/46
Scope and Contents Story about a blacksmith on Aoi [Ì Chaluim Chille/Iona, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] in St Columba's time. The blacksmith did not need to use tongs as he could hold the hot iron in his hands. He went to Mull [Muile] where he saw a beautiful woman with a cow. When he returned he said they should buy a cow and Calum Cille [St Columba] said 'Far am bi bo bith bean far am bi bean bith buair[eadh]' [Where there's a cow, there's a woman, and where there's a woman, there's trouble]. After that the...
Dates: 1901

Story about a curse made by Calum CIlle [St Columba], 1901

Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/45
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Story about a curse made by Calum Cille [St Columba] when his boat struck a rock. He noticed that the rock was barren and he cursed it to stay that way forever, which it has done. The text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: 1901

Story about Calum Cille [St Columba] and his travels around the islands of Scotland and Blàr na Cuigeal, September 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/131
Scope and Contents Story about Calum Cille [St Columba] and his travels around the islands of Scotland probably collected from James Campbell, fisherman, Ceanntangabhal/Kentangval, Barraigh/Isle of Barra. The story notes that the castle on Loch Tangasdail was built by St Clair [Dùn Mhic Leòid, Loch Tangasdale, Barraigh/Isle of Barra], that St Clair married a woman from Kintail [Ceann Tàile, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] and that he had eight hundred men who fought for him, although none of the men were from...
Dates: September 1872

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