Germanus of Auxerre

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  • The Importance Of Courage In King Arthur

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    Oftentimes courage is defined as the absence of fear, when in truth it is the “acquired ability to move beyond fear” (Quizio). This is evident in Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. The film initially portrays the main character, Arthur, as an arrogant and egotistical conformist that, despite his strength, is unable to face his fears of the past. As the story develops, Arthur’s character develops tremendously along with it. His development motivates others, and himself, to believe in

  • Saint Genevieve

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    parents were poor and un-respected peasants named Severus and Gerontia. She died January 3, 512 at the age of 90 in Paris, France due to natural causes and her feast day is also celebrated on January third. When Genevieve was only seven St. Germanus, Bishop of Auxerre visited Nanterre on his way to Britain. Many people want to here him speak of whom was Genevieve, she was singled out and the Bishop had foretold her future. The next day he gave her a cross engraved with brass metal to remind her of her

  • Christianity Came Earlier to Britain and to Beowulf Essay

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    Christianity Came Earlier to Britain and to Beowulf       Christian references/allusions appear in Beowulf on six dozen occasions. Some scholars of the Anglo-Saxon period express erroneous notions regarding the arrival of Christianity into Britain. Janet Backhouse in her book The Lindisfarne Gospels, says that these gospels, written about 700AD, were made in north-east England “less than a century after the introduction there of Christianity” (Backhouse 7). Her view of dating Christianity in

  • Epic of Beowulf - Where Did the Christianity in Beowulf Come From?

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    Where Did the Christianity in Beowulf Come From?      The Christian influences in Beowulf ultimately came from the Christian/Catholic Church of Rome which converted Romans, and thereby the Roman legions and thereby the occupied provinces. Also the Christian/Catholic Bishop of Rome sent missionary priests and monks to the British Isles to proselytze the population. There are additional considerations too.   First of all, let us be clear about the fact that the conversion of Britain to

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