Barinthus [St Barinthus, Barnitus, Barvitus]
- David E. Thornton
Barinthus [St Barinthus, Barnitus, Barvitus] (supp.fl. 6th cent.), legendary navigator, occurs in the Navigatio sancti Brendani and the various Latin and vernacular lives of St Brendan of Clonfert (d. 573) [see under Connacht, saints of], where it is stated that his account of a journey, undertaken with a disciple called ...