Beda: A Journey to the Seven Kingdoms at the Time of Bede by Henrietta Leyser PDF

By Henrietta Leyser

Written through the Oxford historian Henrietta Leyser, BEDA is a gazetteer to the remainder Anglo-Saxon ruins in England, lots of them from the time of the Venerable Bede. should you have received Simon Jenkins' a hundred most sensible church buildings and now wish whatever various, this can be a useful window onto the area of the writer of the Ecclesiastical background of the English humans.

Concentrating on Bede himself (our most respected ancient resource on Anglo Saxon England, and writer of books that performed a key function within the improvement of English nationwide identity), BEDA is an available historical past and a guidebook at the same time.

Since Sr Benedicta Ward's e-book on Bede, with its endorsement through Rowan Williams, normal curiosity in Anglo-Saxon Britain has been growing to be. BEDA serves as an ideal advent to the topic, and is the single e-book of its variety.

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