On 26/4/05 23:52, "Gordon Selway" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Glenn dá Locha was certainly the seat of a
> bishop, but at some time it was amalgamated with
> the see of Dublin. I'm not sure if both
> archbishops are formally 'of Dublin and
> Glendalough'. This of course does not mean that
> Suí Chaim is a reference to GdL, though.
> Best wishes,
> <[log in to unmask]>
> At 2:18 this afternoon Berlin time David Stifter wrote:
>> Micheál wrote:
>>> I think David mentioned "Cáem" somewhere along the line which would
>>> have been my first thought also. I wouldn't be surprised if most
>>> mentions of Suí in the text relate to bishoprics. Suí Chaim could
>>> then imply Gleann Dá Loch as "the See of Kevin".
>> Is/Was Glenn dá Locha a bishopric? I would find it rather
>> extraordinary if the name "Cáemgen" were abbreviated as "Cáem".
>>> Beyond that, I wonder hypothetically if the use of the form from
>>> esséirge could be referring to the missing part of Caoimhghin's name,
>>> playing on the word "gein" in the context of resurrection(/rebirth?)
>>> to imply his comharba.
>> Well, resurrection is not rebirth...