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Ecclesiastical History of the English People

These are interesting terms to apply to Bede's great Latin work, drawn from the vast library at his Jarrow monastery, about how Christianity came to Britain and how the Celtic and Roman forms...

Latest answer posted April 8, 2018 3:16 pm UTC

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Ecclesiastical History of the English People

Geoffrey Chaucer, known popularly as the "Father of English Literature" was born in 1343 and died in 1400. His body of works—with none more famous than The Canterbury Tales—helped legitimize the...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2017 4:27 am UTC

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Ecclesiastical History of the English People

By the standards of his time, the Venerable Bede does not focus much on supernatural events. Nonetheless, his Ecclesiastical History contains some accounts of miracles, which he regards as fairly...

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Ecclesiastical History of the English People

The Venerable Bede was a Roman Catholic monk, writing in Latin, for a primarily ecclesiastical audience. In the period in which he wrote, Latin was the international scholarly language of Europe...

Latest answer posted February 18, 2012 3:08 am UTC

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Ecclesiastical History of the English People

The English Benedictine monk known as the Venerable Bede compiled the great Ecclesiastical History of the English People in the eighth century, beginning his narration with the invasion of Britain...

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Ecclesiastical History of the English People

Where history ends and legend begins in Bede is by no means clear-cut. This is because, as was common with historians at the time, he draws extensively upon legends throughout his Ecclesiastical...

Latest answer posted September 8, 2021 7:00 am UTC

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