Finnian

Finnian

Finnian may refer to:

* Saint Finnian of Moville (495–589), Christian missionary to Ireland.
* Saint Finnian of Clonard (470–549), Irish founder of the monastery of Clonard.


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  • Finnian — Finnian, auch Finian oder Finan ist ein keltischer Vorname. Namensträger sind: der heilige Finnian von Clonard († 549), Klostergründer, Lehrer der „irischen Heiligen“, siehe Clonard der heilige Finnian von Moville (6. Jahrhundert), Mitarbeiter… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Finnian — m Irish Gaelic: earlier Finnén, a derivative of Old Irish finn white, fair. This name was borne by two 6th century Irish bishops. Variant: Finian …   First names dictionary

  • Finnian — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Finnian peut faire référence à : Saint Finnian de Moville (495–589), chrétien missionnaire en Irlande Saint Finnian de Clonard ou Finien de Clonard… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Finnian — Finian, Finnian englischer Name, Bedeutung: der Blonde, Weiße. Namensträger: Hl. Finnian, Bischof von Lindisfarne/Northumberland …   Deutsch namen

  • Finnian — (c. 495–579)    Saint and Order Founder.    Finnian was a native of Ireland. He went to Rome to be ordained and then returned home, bringing with him a Latin vulgate and a Pentateuch. He formed a monastic house at Moville and many legends are… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Finnian of Moville, Saint — • Irish monk, author of a monastic rule and a penitential. Also the founder of a famous school in County Down. St. Finnian died in 589 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Finnian de Moville — Saint Finnian de Moville (+ 589). Son nom s écrit aussi Finan, Finian, Finien ou Finnien. Il fut un moine et un abbé irlandais qui fonda en 545 un monastère à proximité de ce qui est maintenant Newtownards. Il le nomme Moville (en gaélique… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Finnian (personnage) — Finnian (surnommé Finny) est un personnage du manga et de la série d animation Black Butler. Il est le jardinier de la famille Phantomhive, il a malheureusement la sale habitude de transformer un jardin magnifique en un terrain vague et desséché …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Finnian of Moville — St Finnian or St. Uinniau of Moville (495 589), was a Christian missionary who became a legendary figure in medieval Ireland. He should not to be confused with his namesake Finnian of Clonard. Traditional scholarship has it that he was a… …   Wikipedia

  • Finnian of Clonard — Infobox Saint name=Finnian of Clonard birth date=470 death date=549 feast day=12 December venerated in=Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church imagesize= caption=Statue of St. Finnian in Clonard birth place=Myshall, County Carlow death… …   Wikipedia

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