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BEDE The Venerable.
Historiae Ecclesiasticae Gentis Anglorum Libri Quinque Auctore Sancto Venerablili Baeda Presbytero Anglo-Saxone Una com reliquis ejus Operibus Historicis in unum Volumen Collectis. Cura et Studio Johannis Smith S.T.P. Et Ecclesi Dunelmensis non ita pridem Canonici.
Typis Academicis, 1722. Bedes Historiae Ecclesiasticae a Primary Source for Early English History. Included is Alfred the Greats version in Saxon language characters. Cambridge 1722.Bede the Venerable Saint 673-735. Biblical scholar and Father of English History. Best known for his Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum Church History of the English People. This. a primary source for early English history owes its value to Bedes care in collecting information from those most likely to know his meticulous listing of his authorities and the separation of historical fact from hearsay and tradition. Its interest is enhanced by the vividness of his descriptions.--F. L. Cross Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church p.148. He entered the monastery at age 7 at Wearmouth and then soon thereafter Jarrow where he spent the rest of his life was ordained a deacon at 19 and made a priest in his 30th year. He was a voluminous writer including many commentaries on the scriptures translations of the scriptures into Anglo Saxon lives of the saints etc. This edition published at Cambridge includes Bedes Historia Ecclesiastica as well along with Alfred the Greats Saxon version of the history. Also included are Bedes Chronicon the prose and metrical lives of St. Cuthbert the Historia abbatum the letter Archbishop Egbert De Locis sanctis the martyrologyactually of Florus of Lyon and the life of St. Felix of Hola. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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