Sedulius

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Sedulius, a "Scot of Ireland," an eminent divine, orator, and poet, flourished about 490. The following account of him is given in Harris's Ware: — "Sedulius, a Scottish priest, was from his youth upof the Scots. He was a man well versed in the knowledge of the Scriptures, of great accomplishments in human learning, and had an excellent taste both for prose and verse. For the love of learning he left Scotia (Ireland), travelled into France, and from thence into Italy and Asia; at length, departing from the borders of Achaia, he came to be in high esteem in the city of Rome, on account of his wonderful learning. He writ many works both in prose and verse." An edition of his writings was published in Edinburgh in 1701.

Sources

339. Ware, Sir James, Works: Walter Harris. 2 vols. Dublin, 1764.

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