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Bede's Historiae : genre, rhetoric, and the construction of Anglo-Saxon church history

Author: Vicky Gunn
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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He church history of the Anglo-Saxons can only be approached through the lens of a few writers, arguably the greatest of whom is Bede; his works illuminate an otherwise impoverished landscape of ecclesial development from conversion to established Christi.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Church history
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Sources
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gunn, Vicky.
Bede's Historiae.
Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2009
(DLC) 2009280054
(OCoLC)276340889
Named Person: Bede, the Venerable Saint; Bede, the Venerable Saint; Bede, the Venerable Saint; Bede, the Venerable Saint; Beda (Venerabilis).
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vicky Gunn
ISBN: 9781846156939 1846156939 1282987739 9781282987739
OCLC Number: 701053883
Description: 1 online resource (252 pages)
Contents: Understanding Bede's audience --
The historical and contemporary context of Northumbrian hagiography and historiae production --
Bede's agenda revisited : monastic superiority in the Ecclesiastical history --
Bede's approach to the genre of historia --
A case of generic discomfort : Bede's History of the abbots --
A case of innovation within generic boundaries : Bede's Martyrology --
Bede's compositional techniques in the genre of ecclesiastical history.
Responsibility: Vicky Gunn.

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