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  1. Dec 2020
    1. Here lies the body of St. Catharine [of Alexandria] Virgin.

      St. Catharine of Alexandria is known as the saint of scholars and philosophers. She is known to protect against sudden death. In Catholicism she is known in the Roman Martyrology on 25 November.

    1. In Hibernia [Ireland] there are many wonderful islands whose existence can be credible; among them, there is a small one where men never die,

      This sounds like the basis of Christianity; where when you are going to die you are sent to heaven. Because the Irish were mainly Roman Catholics this makes a lot of sense that the stories correlate. Yet because it's the same religion why do the definitions of this eternal happiness vary so much?