Clones in County Monaghan, Ulster, Ireland
High Cross / Ardchros Cluain Eois
Clones - Historic Town / Cluain Eois, Baile Scairiúil
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.
Seo Scriptúrchros Ultach ón 10ú céad. Tá an chloch dhin, an ceann, agus an slóc o thréimhsí éagsúla. Ar a shon sin tá phriomh stoc on 10ú céad. Sa tsean-am bhí an chros ag feidhmiú mar chuille chíche ag teorannú thalamh na mainistreach.
Bhain na manaigh feidhm as na híomhánna thuas mar áis teagaisc. Léiríonn na pictiúiri scéalta ón Sean Tiomna agus ón Tiomna Nua. Is cosúil gur as adhmad a rinneadh An Chros Teacht na nUigingigh.
Na Mireanna Snoídóireachta.
Adhradh na Magi, Féasta Bhainis Chana, Bollóga agus Eisc.
Ádhamh agus Éabha, iobairt Isaac, Dónall I mbrocais an Leoin.
Location. 54° 10.771′ N, 7° 13.949′ W. Marker is in Clones, Ulster, in County Monaghan. Marker is on Fermanagh Street just north of Monaghan Street (National Road 54), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: At the Diamond (town center), Clones, Ulster, Ireland. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clones Round Tower, Cross and Church (here, next to this marker); The Sarcophagus / Sarcofagas Thighearnaigh Naofa (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Round Tower / Cloigtheach Chluain Eois (about 180 meters away); Remains of St Tiernach (about 210 meters away).
Also see . . . Clones High Cross. (Submitted on April 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 30, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.