Author: F.W. Garforth
Product Code: 2182
ISBN: 978-0-86516-218-1
Pages: 142
Availability: In stock
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This valuable supplement to second- and third-year Latin studies offers a comprehensive collection of Bede's writings in a volume that provides a vivid portrait of this giant of medieval scholarship. In addition to the original text and summaries, the book features an introduction, exhaustive notes, and illustrations.

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  • Introduction
    • Early history of Christianity in Britain
    • Britain in the time of Bede
    • Bede’s life and character
    • Bede as historian
    • Style and literary qualities
    • Table of principal dates
    • Suggestions for reading and reference
  • Latin text of thirty-seven selections from Historia Ecclesiastica
  • Notes to guide intelligent reading
  • Ten illustrations of Bede’s world
  • Select vocabulary of rare / non-classical Latin words
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