Saint Sedulius

Also known as

  • Seadhal
  • Siadal
  • Siadhal
  • the Christian Virgil

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Wrote the epic poem Carmen Paschale. He left Ireland to found a school of poetry in Athens. May have been a disciple of Saint Ailbhe. In 494, a decree of the First Roman Council contained a phrase “honoring by signal praise the Paschal Work of the Venerable man, Sedulius”.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Sedulius“. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 February 2009. Web. 31 March 2015. <>