J. F. WEBB, D. H. FARMER
Title: The Age of Bede (Penguin Classics)
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Penguin Classics September 1998
014044727X / 9780140447279
Seller ID: 126530
Hagiography and history at once, this collection of saints' lives tells the story of the transformation of Celtic Christianity and monasticism as it encountered Roman Christianity. Included are Bede's 'Life of Cuthbert' and 'Lives of the Abbots of Wearmouth and Jarrow,' Eddius' 'Life of Wilfrid', and the famous 'Voyage of St. Brendan.'
An Eighth Day View:
The accounts given by Bede and Eddius give the reader an idea of 6th and 7th century life in Britain...