Bibliography — Classification Index

K 2.2.2: Christianity: Hagiography and hagiology: Patrick: Writings

Ó Raifeartaigh (Tarlach): Naomh Pádraig agus foireann na loinge.
In MaynR 8 (May, 1983), pp. 1–4.
Mac Eoin (Gearóid): St. Patrick and the Franks.
In Lochlann [Fs. Rekdal] (2013), pp. 1–11.
Examines the references to the Franks in St. Patrick’s Epistula and argues that the events mentioned in it agree with a suggested composition date of 482×486, thus preferring the late obit of Patrick (in 492 or 493).
Mullins (Patrick): The Church as Christ’s body in St Patrick’s Letter to Coroticus.
In Treasures of Irish Christianity (2012), pp. 18–20.
Dronke (Peter): St. Patrick’s reading.
In CMCS 1 (Summer, 1981), pp. 21–38.
Analyses influence of Patristic writers on Patrick’s Confessio.
Ó Raifeartaigh (Tarlach): St. Patrick and the defensio.
In SAM 11/1 (1983–1984), pp. 22–31.
Hanson (R. P. C.): The rule of faith of Victorinus and of Patrick.
In Latin script and letters [Fs. Bieler] (1976), pp. 25–36.
ad Confessio §4 (as ed. by Ludwig Bieler 1952).
Ó Raifeartaigh (T.): Silva Focluti, quae est prope Mare Occidentale (St. Patrick’s Confession, 23): a new approach.
In MaynR 4/1 (May, 1978), pp. 25–27.
Berschin (Walter): “Ich Patricius” : die Autobiographie des Apostels der Iren (†461?)
In Irische Mönche in Süddeutschland (2009), pp. 27–47.
German transl.
de Paor (Déaglan): Oilithreacht Phádraig.
In SAM 16/2 (1995), pp. 39–68.
Lynn (C. J.), McDowell (J. A.): Muirchú's Armagh.
In Emania 4 (Spring, 1988), pp. 42–46.
Refutation of B. K. Lambkin's article, Emania 2 (1997), pp. 29-31.
O’Meara (J.): Patrick’s Confessio and Augustine’s Confessiones.
In Latin script and letters [Fs. Bieler] (1976), pp. 44–53.
McLuhan (Elizabeth): ‘Ministerium seruitutis meae’: the metaphor and reality of slavery in Saint Patrick’s Epistola and Confessio.
In Studies in Irish hagiography (2001), pp. 63–71.
Gwynn (Aubrey): The problem of the Dicta Patricii.
In SAM 8/1 (1975–1976), pp. 69–80.
Young (Simon): Et iterum post: Dislocation in St Patrick’s Confessio?
In SC 2 (2003), pp. 69–75.
Studies the ordering of sections §§20-23 (as ed. by Ludwig Bieler 1952), arguing that §21 was dislocated in the early transmission of the text and that the original sequence §§20-22-21-23 should be restored.
Herren (Michael): Mission and monasticism in the Confessio of Patrick.
Howlett (David): Ex saliva scripturae meae.
In Sages, saints and storytellers [Fs. Carney] (1989), pp. 86–101.
On Confessio 9 and the question of Saint Patrick’s education.
Bleier (Roman): Re-examining the function of St Patrick’s writings in the early medieval tradition.
In PRIA-C 116 (2016), pp. 95–117.
Melia (Daniel F.): The rhetoric of Patrick’s Letter to the soldiers of Coroticus.
In CSANA annual meeting 2008 (2011), pp. 96–104.
Dumville (David N.): Coroticus.
In Saint Patrick 493-1993 (1993), pp. 107–115.
Discusses the identity of the subject of Patrick’s letter.
Dumville (David N.): Verba militibus mittenda Corotici: an analysis of St. Patrick’s tract on the crimes of Coroticus.
In Saint Patrick 493-1993 (1993), pp. 117–127.
Dumville (David N.): Picti apostatae(que).
In Saint Patrick 493-1993 (1993), pp. 129–131.
Howlett (David): Numerical punctilio in Patrick’s Confessio.
In Peritia 17–18 (2003–2004), pp. 150–153.
Ó hÓgáin (Dáithí): Naomh Pádraig, an solas, is an scéalaíocht.
In Cothú an dúchais [Fs. D. Ó Laoghaire] (1997), pp. 168–184.
Dumville (David N.): The form of St. Patrick’s Confessio in the Book of Armagh.
In Saint Patrick 493-1993 (1993), pp. 191–202.
Includes reconstructed Latin text.
Hayes-Healy (Stephanie): Saint Patrick’s journey to the desert: Confessio 16-28 as ascetic discourse.
In ArH 59 (2005), pp. 237–259.
Hanson (R. P. C.): The D-Text of St. Patrick’s Confession: original or reduction?
In PRIA-C 77 (1977), pp. 251–256.
Young (Simon): A note on St Patrick’s Confessio: Gloria patris est.
In StC 35 (2001), p. 360.
ad §47.
Young (Simon): In gentibus dispersisti nos: the British diaspora in Patrick and Gildas.
In Peritia 17–18 (2003–2004), pp. 505–506.
ad Confessio §1.
Malaspina (Elena) (ed.): Gli scritti di san Patrizio : alle origini del cristianesimo Irlandese / a cura di Elena Malaspina.
CCA-Testi. Roma: Borla, 1985. 199 pp. (Cultura cristiana antica; testi).
Italian translation of St. Patrick’s Confessio and Epistula ad milites Corotici; with discussion.

In appendices: 1. Scritti patriciani di dubbia autenticità e testi agiografici [Dicta Patricii; De epistolis ad espiscopos in campo Aii; Ymnum sancti Patricii magister Scottorum; Liber angeli; Epigramma Cellani]. 2. Testi latini.

Rev. by
R. P. C. Hanson, in Peritia 5 (1986), pp. 419-422.
E. A. Thompson, in Peritia 6-7 (1987-1988), pp. 334-336.

Howlett (D. R.): Liber epistolarum Sancti Patricii episcopi = The book of letters of Saint Patrick the bishop / edited and translated with analysis and commentary by D. R. Howlett.
Dublin: Four Courts, 1994. 134 pp. (Celtic studies).
Edition of St. Patrick’s Epistola ad milites Corotici and Confessio. Text based on L. Bieler's edition (BILL 7980), presented per cola et commata; with English translation.

Rev. by
Aidan Breen, in Éigse 29 (1996), pp. 212-214.
Patrick J. Campbell, in SAM 15/2 (1993), p. 260.
John Higgins, in Peritia 10 (1996), pp. 400-407.
Ann E. Moyer, in Peritia 9 (1995), pp. 408-409.
A. S. Mac Shamhráin, in StH 28 (1994), pp. 186-188.
Marina Smyth, in Arthuriana 6/3 (1996), pp. 77-78.
Duffy (Joseph): Patrick in his own words.
Dublin: Veritas, 1972. 96 pp.
Translation and commentary of Patrick’s Confessio; Lat. text in Appendix.

Rev. by
Tomás Ó Fiaich, in SAM 6/2 (1972), pp. 416-.
O’Loughlin (Thomas): St. Patrick: the man and his works.
London: Triangle/SPCK, 1999. 120 pp.
Incl. English translation of the Confessio and the Epistola.

Rev. by
Thomas Owen Clancy, in IR 51/1 (Spring, 2000), pp. 84-85.

Devine (Kieran), Harvey (Anthony) (forw. auth.): Clavis Patricii I: A computer-generated concordance to the Libri epistolarum of St. Patrick / Kieran Devine, with a foreword by Anthony Harvey.
RIA DMLCS-AP, 3. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1989. xv + 308 pp.
Rev. by
Andy Orchard, in CMCS 22 (Winter, 1991), pp. 114-115.
Bieler (Ludwig): Clavis Patricii II: Libri epistolarum sancti Patricii espiscopi / introduction, text and commentary, Ludwig Bieler.
RIA DMLCS-AP, 4. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1993. 315 pp.
Reprint in one volume of L. Bieler, 1952 (= BILL: 7980).

Rev. by
John Higgins, in Peritia 10 (1996), pp. 400-407.