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date: 08 December 2019

Barinthus [St Barinthus, Barnitus, Barvitus]locked

(supp. fl. 6th cent.)
  • 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 ...

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