Even by a Bird

Let us consider that wonderful sign [of the resurrection] which takes place in eastern lands, that is, in Arabia and the countries round about. There is a certain bird which is called a phœnix. This is the only one of its kind, and lives five hundred years. And when the time of its dissolution draws […]

Straightway Went He to Bring the Cleric to Life

After his birth he was straightway taken to be baptised by Cruithnechán, son of Cellachán, the noble priest, and he fostered him afterwards, being so bidden by an angel of God. Now, when came the time for him to read, the cleric went to a certain spaeman, who was biding in the country, to ask […]