High Cross / Ardchros Cluain Eois

High Cross / Ardchros Cluain Eois (HM1E2M)

Location: Honolulu, Monaghan 96815 Monaghan
Country: Ireland

N 54° 10.771', W 7° 13.949'

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Clones - Historic Town / Cluain Eois, Baile Scairi?il

This is a 10th century Ulster Scripture Cross. Cap-stone, Head & Shaft are all from different periods. However, the main shaft is dated as above. Originally a termon or boundary cross marking monastic lands limit.

Also used as a teaching aid by the monks. Picture Panels depict New and Old Testament scenes. Crosses may have been of timber construction before coming of Vikings.

Picture panels. Read from bottom to top.
New Testament - Adoration of Magi, Wedding Feast of Cana, Loaves & Fishes.
Old Testament - Adam & Eve, Sacrifice of Issac [sic], Daniel in the Lions Den.
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Seo Script?rchros Ultach ?n 10? c?ad. T? an chloch dhin, an ceann, agus an sl?c o thr?imhs? ?ags?la. Ar a shon sin t? phriomh stoc on 10? c?ad. Sa tsean-am bh? an chros ag feidhmi? mar chuille ch?che ag teorann? thalamh na mainistreach.

Bhain na manaigh feidhm as na h?omh?nna thuas mar ?is teagaisc. L?ir?onn na picti?iri sc?alta ?n Sean Tiomna agus ?n Tiomna Nua. Is cos?il gur as adhmad a rinneadh An Chros Teacht na nUigingigh.

Na Mireanna Sno?d?ireachta. Leigh ? bhun go barr.
Tiomna Nua:
Adhradh na Magi, F?asta Bhainis Chana, Boll?ga agus Eisc.
Sean Tiomna:
?dhamh agus ?abha, iobairt Isaac, D?nall I mbrocais an Leoin.
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HM NumberHM1E2M
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 5:06am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)29U E 615355 N 6004938
Decimal Degrees54.17951667, -7.23248333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 54° 10.771', W 7° 13.949'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds54° 10' 46.26" N, 7° 13' 56.94" W
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Area Code(s)808
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 81 Fermanagh Street, Honolulu Monaghan 96815, IE
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