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Columba Anachron - PatriArts Gallery

Columba Anachron

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St. Columba
(or Colmcille, Columcille, Colm or Colum)
Feast Day: June 9


Patron Saint of Poets, Publishers, Princes, Priests, Warriors, Diplomats, Scholars, and Sailors 

Available in four sizes: 
Approximately 5 ½ x 7 ½ inches, 7¼ x 10 inches, 10 x 13 inches, & 12 x 16 inches

(Please see the Anachrons main page for more details.)

The symbolic imagery:
Colmcille rests in front of his monastery at Iona (not as it looked in his day, but a few centuries later). In the distant background is the sea and a coracle sails off (borrowed from St. Brendan's anachron.) A book is open at his feet and a faithful shepherd dog keeps watch. 
The border is formed by images inspired by the Book of Kells and a dove soars over all. The tartan pattern is an interpretation, created by combining adaptations of the Malcolm clan and St. Colmcille.
-pb
Click here to see the Columba Scroll image.

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