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2014/may

 

 

 

 

   
   San Gonzalo was a Galician bishop who lived at the end of the 11th century and at the beginning of the 12th century. Centuries later, when the sarcophagus in which he was buried was opened, a ring was found among the bones of his hand. It had a Latin inscription which translated reads: “I do not want to be given or sold”. Surprisingly, this inscription relates Galicia to Irish mythology. What relation could there have been between San Gonzalo, the Galician Bispo Santo and Easpag Sanctán, an Irish bishop and saint?

 

 

 

 

San Gonzalo · The Famous Holy Bishop