By Bede, Leo Sherley-Price

ISBN-10: 1101488107

ISBN-13: 9781101488102

Beginning with the invasion of Julius Caesar within the 5th century, Bede recorded the historical past of the English as much as his personal day in 731 A.D. A scholarly monk operating within the north-east of britain, Bede wrote the 5 books of his historical past in Latin. The Ecclesiastical History is his most famed paintings, and this version presents the authoritative Colgrave translation, in addition to a brand new translation of the Greater Chronicle, by no means earlier than released in English. His Letter to Egbert offers his ultimate reflections at the English Church in advance of his loss of life. this can be the one version to incorporate all 3 texts, and they're illuminated extra by way of an in depth advent and explanatory notes.

'With God's aid, I, Bede & have assembled those proof in regards to the historical past of the Church in Britain & from the traditions of our forebears, and from my very own own knowledge'

Written in advert 731, Bede's Ecclesiastical heritage of the English People is the 1st account of Anglo-Saxon England ever written, and continues to be our unmarried Most worthy resource for this era. It starts off with Julius Caesar's invasion within the first century BC and is going directly to inform of the kings and bishops, clergymen and nuns who helped to improve govt and convert the folks to Christianity in the course of those an important early life. referring to the deeds of significant women and men but additionally describing panorama, customs and usual lives, this can be a wealthy, brilliant portrait of an rising church and kingdom via the 'Father of English History'.

Leo Sherley-Price's translation from the Latin brings us a correct and readable model of Bede's heritage. This variation contains Bede's Letter to Egbert, denouncing fake monasteries; and The dying of Bede, an admirable eye-witness account through Cuthbert, monk and later Abbot of Jarrow, either translated by way of D. H. Farmer.

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