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The Cambridge companion to Bede

Author: Scott DeGregorio
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As the major writer and thinker of the Anglo-Saxon period, the Venerable Bede is a key figure in the study of the literature and thought of this time. This Companion, written by an international team of specialists, is a key introductory guide to Bede, his writings, and his world. The first part of the volume focuses on Bede's cultural and intellectual milieu, covering his life, the secular-political contexts of
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Bede, the Venerable Saint; Beda Venerabilis, helgon; Bede, the Venerable Saint; Beda, Venerabilis; Beda, Venerabilis.; Bede, the Venerable Saint; Beda, Venerabilis.; Beda (Venerabilis)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott DeGregorio
ISBN: 9780521514958 0521514959 9780521730730 0521730732
OCLC Number: 496958296
Description: xx, 272 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1. Bede's life and context. Bede's life in context / Michelle P. Brown --
Secular and political contexts / James Campbell --
The world of Latin learning / Rosalind Love --
Church and monastery in Bede's Northumbria / Sarah Foot --
British and Irish contexts / Clare Stancliffe --
The foundation of Bede's Wearmouth-Jarrow / Ian Wood --
pt. 2. Bede's writings. Bede and education / Calvin B. Kendall --
Bede and science / Faith Wallis --
Bede and the Old Testament / Scott DeGregorio --
Bede and the New Testament / Arthur G. Holder --
Bede and preaching / Lawrence T. Martin --
Bede and history / Alan Thacker --
pt. 3. Reception and influence. The cult of Bede / David Rollason --
Bede and the continent in the Carolingian age and beyond / Joshua A. Westgard --
Bede and later Anglo-Saxon England / Sharon M. Rowley --
The Englishness of Bede, from then to now / Allen J. Frantzen.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: Companion to Bede
Responsibility: edited by Scott DeGregorio.
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