Sentence Examples with the word Adamnan

The north and Iona on the other hand refused to give in until Adamnan induced the north of Ireland to yield in 697, while Iona held out until 716, although by this time the monastery had lost its influence in Pictland.

On his return he was driven by contrary winds to Britain, and so came to Iona, where he related his experiences to his host, the abbot Adamnan (679-704).

Reeves, Life of St Columba, written by Adamnan (Dublin, 1857); W.

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On the analogy of the old Itineraria, the abbot Adamnan of Iona (d.