Certain Dangers of a Most Formidable and Almost Insurmountable Kind

The monstrous “insects” of this translation may have been jellyfish. They might have looked to the sailors as the tops of frogs in the water and their stinging tentacles would have coated the oars and the rest of the currach in a venomous poison. * * * The Prophecy of the blessed man regarding the […]

And the Fury of the Sea Ceased

CHAPTER XI. Of the Danger to the blessed man at Sea, and the sudden calm produced by his prayers. AT another time the holy man began to be in great danger at sea, for the whole vessel was violently tossed and shaken with the huge dashing waves, and a great storm of wind was raging […]