A Companion to Bede by George Hardin BrownA Companion to Bede by George Hardin Brown

A Companion to Bede

byGeorge Hardin Brown

Paperback | September 16, 2010

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The Venerable Bede is a crucial figure for Anglo-Saxonists, arguably the most important, known character from the period. A scholar of international standing from an early period of the Anglo-Saxon church [c.672-732], he was the author not only of the well-known 'Ecclesiastical History of the English People', but also of scriptural commentaries, hagiographies, scientific works, admonitory letters, and poetry. This book provides an informative, comprehensive, and up-to-date guide to Bede and his writings, underlining in particular his importance in the development of European history and culture. It places Bede in his contemporary Northumbria and early Anglo-Saxon England, dedicates individual chapters to his works, and includes a chapter on Bede's legacy for subsequent history. GEORGE HARDIN BROWN is Professor of English emeritus, Stanford University.
Title:A Companion to BedeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.38 inPublished:September 16, 2010Publisher:Boydell & Brewer LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1843836092

ISBN - 13:9781843836094

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