A Companion to Bede: A Reader's Commentary on the by J. Robert Wright

By J. Robert Wright

The Venerable Bede's background of the Christian church in England, written within the early 8th century, nonetheless stands as an important literary paintings. Translated from Latin into quite a few different languages, Bede's attention-grabbing background has lengthy been generally studied.

13 centuries later, this thorough and trustworthy advisor by way of J. Robert Wright permits latest readers to persist with the foremost English translations of Bede's paintings and to appreciate precisely what Bede was once announcing, what he intended, and why his phrases and account stay so very important. Wright'sCompanion to Bede provides the solutions to so much questions that cautious, clever readers of Bede are apt to invite. regardless of the hundreds of thousands of books and articles approximately Bede, there is not any different entire spouse to his textual content that may be learn in tandem with the medieval writer himself.

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