Ecclesiastical History of the English People by the Venerable Saint Bede
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Ecclesiastical History of the English People
By the Venerable Saint Bede

The Ecclesiastical History of the English People

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Translated by Bertram Colgrave See other recent books by Bertram Colgrave
Edited by Judith McClure See other recent books by Judith McClure
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Ecclesiastical History of the English People by the Venerable Saint Bede

Book Description

The Ecclesiastical History of the English People (731 AD) is Bede's most famous work. As well as providing the authoritative Colgrave translation of the Ecclesiastical History, this edition includes a new translation of the Greater Chronicle, in which Bede examines the Roman Empire and contemporary Europe. His Letter to Egbert gives his final reflections on the English Church just before his death, and all three texts here are further illuminated by a detailed introduction and explanatory notes. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199537235
ISBN-10: 0199537232
Format: Paperback
(195mm x 129mm x 23mm)
Pages: 496
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 11-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author the Venerable Saint Bede

Age of Bede by the Venerable Saint Bede Age of Bede, Paperback (February 1998)

The accounts given by Bede and Eddius give the reader an idea of 6th and 7th century life in Britain as Roman Episcopal orthodoxy clashed with the monasticism that was spreading over Ireland and Northern England.

Ecclesiastical History of the English People by the Venerable Saint Bede Ecclesiastical History of the English People, Paperback (September 1990)

Written in AD 731, Bede's work opens with a background sketch of Roman Britain's geography and history. It goes on to tell of the kings and bishops, monks and nuns who helped to develop Anglo-Saxon government and religion during the crucial formative years of the English people. This title offers an English translation of a historical document.

Bede the Venerable by the Venerable Saint Bede Bede the Venerable, Paperback (January 1989)

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Author Biography - the Venerable Saint Bede

Judith McClure was head of Royal School, Bath, and before that taught Latin and Medieval History at Liverpool and Oxford universities. Her husband, Roger Collins, taught Medieval history at Liverpool.

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