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

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By J. Robert Wright

The Venerable Bede's heritage 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 historical past has lengthy been greatly studied.

13 centuries later, this thorough and trustworthy consultant by way of J. Robert Wright allows brand new readers to keep on with the foremost English translations of Bede's paintings and to appreciate precisely what Bede was once asserting, what he intended, and why his phrases and account stay so vital. Wright'sCompanion to Bede provides the solutions to such a lot questions that cautious, clever readers of Bede are apt to invite. regardless of the enormous quantities of books and articles approximately Bede, there isn't any different entire better half to his textual content that may be learn in tandem with the medieval writer himself.

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