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

Editor(s): Patrick Wormald, Stephen Baxter

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631166559

Online ISBN: 9780470693377

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693377

About this Book

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.

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