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864 DIUMA DOBDA Bantry and West Shelmaliere, in the county of D IY ITIA N U S, 8 T ., bishop of Soiasoos. Tk Wexford. The three brothers flourished in the church of Soissons is said to have been f«a& M end of the 6th and beginning of the 7th cen­ by St. Sixtus, first bishop o f Kheims, who c* turies, and were specially venerated at Inis-mac- stituted St. Sinicins as his coadjutor. To i Nessan, or Inis-faithlenn, now Ireland’s Eye, off Sinicius succeeded his grandson Ltivitianw, d Howth, co. Dublin. (Colgan. Acta SS. 92 n. -, whose life there is no record farth er than bt i»ll, 217 n. * 609; Lanigan, Keel. Hist. Ir. ii. been already stated. He is th o u g h t to have^ri c. 14, § 10; Kelly, Cal. Ir. SS. 95-6; Petrie, a confessor, and the Samxnarthani state tbit n- Hound lovers of Ireland, 177-8; Book of Obits body was buried in the basilica of St. C n^ C. C. Dublin, pp. lvi.-vii.; Joyce, Irish Aames of Major, or rather perhaps in th e p la c e where tb- Places, 104, 3rd ed.) [J. G.] basilica was afterwards b u ilt. T h at basilica in DIUM A (Dwina), first bishop of the Mercians, the abbey of the order of St. Benedict, val^c S. * was a Scot (Irish) by birth, and was under bishop Crispin the Great, are situ ate above the city e Finan at Lindisfarne; his name assumes a great Soissons on the river Aisne. Divitianus litei variety of forms, like Dina, Duina, Dwina, about the beginning of th e 4 th century, aai a Diuraa, and Diurna. When Peada, eldest son of commemorated on the 5th of October (41 Penda, pagan king of the Mercians, had come to SS. Boll. Oct. iii. 28; Gall. Christ, ix. 334: | the court of Oswy the Northumbrian king, em­ Flodoardi Rutoria, Patrol. Lat. cxxxv.). braced the Christian faith, and married AlchHeda, [ d . b. j.: Oswy’s daughter, he carried back to Mercia four DIZYA8. A church in Alexandria was d-4r priests, three being Saxons, and the fourth cated to him (Epiphanius, J/aer. 69, p. 728). Diuma a Scot. Afterwards when Penda was [g . s.;. overthrown on the banks of the Aire, a . d . 655, DOBAN—April 12. He is inrocated in tr< and Peada ruled over Mercia under Oswy his Litany of Dunkeld among th e confessors ik licge-lord and father-in-law, the gospel spread, monks, and said by Camerarius and Deinpcter •■ » and Diuma was consecrated bishop of the Mer­ have been a companion of S t. Bonifacio* tk cians, of the people of Lindsey, and of the Middle- apostle of Germany, but Camerarius call* Si Anglcs, by bishop Finan. During the short time Boniface, instead of Dobnn, * Episcopus Trtu> he lived as bishop, and had his seat at Repton, tensis.’ In Willibald’s L ife o f S t. Bunifaochtvi the capital of Mercia, he wrought zealously and called the fellow-soldier and chorepiscopus of 5l with great success, though of his special acts we Boniface, whom he aided in preaching, baptizing. have no information. He died shortly after ( a . d . &c., and who, when feeble w ith age, associated 655) among the Middle-Anglcs, “ in the country St. Doban with himself in the episcopate of tfc callcd Feppingum,” and was buried there, being city of Trehet (Treves). Dempster places him a succeeded by Cellach, another Scot. (For the a . d . 751, which cannot be far from the trutl notice of Diuma, the chief authority is Bede, and on Dec. 23; Camerarius on A pril 12. (Denp* Eocl. Hist. iii. cc. 21-24; sec also Montalembert, ster, HUt. Eccl. Getit. S&’t. i. 2 i!0 ; Camerarics, Monks of the ll rsi, iv. 112-5, 121, Edinb. 1861; de Scut. Fort, 129; Bishop Forbes, Kal. SvA Lanigan, Led. Hist. Ir. ii. c. 15, § 15; Grub, Saints, pp. Ix. 224, 324 ; CaniMus. Tt.es. If * Eccl. Hist. Scot. i. 84-5; Hardwick, Middle Age, Eccl. ii. 246.) [J.(l] 10, 13-4 ; Bishop Forbes, AW. Scott. Stints, 324; Churton, Early English Hist. 66; I>empster, DOBDA (D u b h d a ) — April 15. This saint ii Hist. Eccl. Gent. Scot. i. 208-9; Camerarius, entered in the Martyrologies o f Donegal and Js- de Scot. Fort. 165.) Colgan ( Tr. Thaum. 489 l<tght, simply as Dubhda and Dnbta, and th-sr* u. 4‘) places him among the monks of St. Columba, we have no further means of tracing his hitfm. and notices the great variety in his festival, Fer- But there is one of the same name and race, and rarius putting it on 16 Nov., Hugo Menard on it may be the same person, who calls for «n *t 19 June, Dempster on ‘ 2 Feb., Mart^rol. Anglic. 2 attention. In the Life o f St. Fergal or Virfilra*. on 19 July, and Camerarius on 1 Aug. [J.G.] bishop of Salzburg in Upper A ustria, it is relate! that when St. Fergal became bi.^hnp. he conceaH D U ‘S (1), the 31st bishop of Jerusalem, c. a . d . his own orders for two years, and had an in»h 190. He succeeded Narcissus when he had left bishop with him to discharge all epi>cri|ial ruio Jerusalem and concealed him*>elf in the deserts, tions. (See F e r g a l , for the probable exj-Uw- oil accour.t of the slanderous charges brought tion of the arrangement.) This Irish bi>h-i i» against him. He held the see but a short time, and was followed by Germanion (Kitsch. H. E. called Dobda, also Dobdagreus, and Dobdacr**-*. or Dobdan the Greek. He had probably lib. vi. e. lt»; Epiphan. Hacr. 6U, p. 637; Le monastic bishop in the monastery of Salxb’rg. j Quien, Orietis Christ, tom. iii. p. 147.) [K. V.] when St. Fergal was abbat, and* received tb* (2) Presbyter of Alexandria, martyred with name of “ Greek” from a misinterpreta!:;a * bishop Peter, in the Diocletian persecution (Kus. * . the Irish 4 Dubhda-chrich,” a name w* risd a 11. E. viii. 13). [E. B. B.] the Four Musters, or of “ Dubh-da-eru-h.” ta»i (3) Commemorated in the Mcnuloij//, July 19, is, Dubh of the two countries, a* he may hi” as a monk of Antioch, w ho founded a monas­ been called when he w«*nt to Germany! T* tery at Constantinople, and when visited at Bollnndists give the name of Dubta among tbf the point of death by the patriarchs A rrirrs praetcrmivd of April 15. (Todd. St. f ’fitrk i *4- and A l k x a n d k r , A.D. 413-421, recovered for 7 ; Lanigan. E td. Hist. Ir. iii. c. 19. § If; fifteen years. [£. It. B.] Keeves, Adamnan, 340 n . ; U*»her. Syite*. i f 16, wks. iv. 462; Mabillnn, At ta SS. O .x t DIVIANU& D IY IX IA K U S. DIUUA- tom. iii. 331 ; Bolland. Act t April U-n* NIUS, D1WANUS, missionary to Britain. 367.) r [ D u v i a n u s .] ’ [C . H .] Lanigan adds that, according to some accocau D IV IN ITY OF CHKIST. [C h r is t o l o o y .] Dobda was placed as bishop a t Chiem(Chi*inp«t