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  • the Scottish island of Lunga is the location of the "well of the church of Saint Columba", which reputedly never runs dry?
  • Hinba, an island in Scotland of unknown location (possible location pictured), was the site of a small monastery associated with the church of St Columba on Iona?

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Question 1:
Where was Columba born?

Question 2: Both the Vita Columbae and ________ record Columba's visit to Bridei.
Pope Gregory IBedeJohn ChrysostomCatholic Church

Question 3:
How is Columba described?
German missionary and saint, active in Jutland, Denmark
gaelic footballer with Armagh, Na Fianna and Ireland
Chinese monk and poet
A Saint and gaelic missionary monk.

Question 4:
Where did Columba die?

Question 5:
When was Columba born?

Question 6:

Question 7:
What is Columba also known as?
St Mariu00E6 Ecclesiu00E2, William de; William of Saint Mere Eglise
Saint Augustine of Canterbury
Philip the Apostle, Saint Philip
Saint Columba, Columba of Iona, Colm Cille, Columcille

Question 8: He was a renowned man of letters, having written several ________ and being credited with having transcribed 300 books.
Christian metalChristian musicGospel musicHymn

Question 9:
When did Columba die?

Question 10: Columba suggested that he would work as a missionary in ________ to help convert as many people as had been killed in the battle.
EnglandScotlandWalesUnited Kingdom


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