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The Times of Bede: Studies in Early English Christian Society and its Historian

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The Times of Bede: Studies in Early English Christian Society and its Historian

The Times of Bede: Studies in Early English Christian Society and its Historian By
2006 | 303 Pages | ISBN: 0631166556 | PDF | 3 MB


Written by the late Patrick Wormald, one of the leading authorities on Bede’s life and work over a 30-year period, this book is a collection of studies on Bede and early English Christian society. A collection of studies on Bede, the greatest historian of the English Middle Ages, and the early English church. Integrates the religious, intellectual, political and social history of the English in their first Christian centuries. Looks at how Bede and other writers charted the establishment of a Christian community within a warrior society. Features the first map of all known or likely early Christian communities in England. Includes plans and illustrations of the finest early Christian church in England at Brixworth. An appendix considers Bede’s treatment of St. Hilda, the first great English female saint. Content: Chapter 1 Bede and Benedict Biscop (pages 3–29): Chapter 2 Bede, Beowulf and the Conversion of the Anglo?Saxon Aristocracy (pages 30–105): Chapter 3 Bede, the Bretwaldas and the Origins of the Gens Anglorum (pages 106–134): Chapter 4 Bede and the Conversion of England: The Charter Evidence (pages 135–166): Chapter 5 ?thelwold and His Continental Counterparts: Contact, Comparison, Contrast (pages 169–206): Chapter 6 The Venerable Bede and the ‘Church of the English’ (pages 207–228): Chapter 7 How Do We Know So Much About Anglo?Saxon Deerhurst? (pages 229–248): Chapter 8 Corruption, Decline and the ‘Real World’ of the early English Church: Aristocrats as Abbots (pages 249–266):