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The Illustrated Bede

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Bede, writing from his monastery on the Tyne in the 8th century, created the first English history by an Englishman, and described Northumbria's golden age in texts that have been read for more than 1250 years.
Paperback, Second Revised Edition, 215 pages
Published April 1996 by Floris Books (first published May 25th 1989)
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Dec 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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This is a great introduction to Bede and the times he lived in. There are quotes from Bede, and biographical information, along with commentary on his works. The photos are great and work in well with the text. It makes me want to travel in England again!
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Saint Bede (672/673 – 26 May 735), referred to as Venerable Bede (Latin: Bēda Venerābilis) for over a thousand years before being canonized, was an English monk at the Northumbrian monastery of Saint Peter at Monkwearmouth and of its companion monastery, Saint Paul's, in modern Jarrow (see Monkwearmouth-Jarrow), both in the Kingdom of Northumbria. He is well known as an author and scholar, and his ...more
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