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(Re-)reading Bede : the ecclesiastical history in context / N.J. Higham.

Author/Creator:
Higham, N. J.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 279 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Bede, the Venerable, Saint, 673-735. Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum.
England -- Church history -- 449-1066.
Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Civilization, Anglo-Saxon.
Contents:
(Re-)reading Bede : an author and his audience
Bede's persona
Reputation and commemoration
Bede and his audience
The ecclesiastical history : Bede's purposes and ours
Contemporary issues : alternative agendas
Bede and reform
Bede and Wilfrid
Bede's agenda : the preface
The recapitulation
Structure, organisation and context
Structure
Chapterisation
Bede's chronicles and the ecclesiastical history
Book III of the ecclesiastical history
Bede on Irish and Scottish Christianity
Message and discourse
The divine, kingship and the church
The immediate : the present in the ecclesiastical history
Book V : agenda and discourse
Text to context : Bede, Ceolwulf and the ecclesiastical history
From text to context
Towards conclusions.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-272) and index.
ISBN:
041535367X (hbk)
0415353688 (pbk)
0203307100 (ebk)
OCLC:
64510352
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