BEDE, RONALD E. LATHAM
Title: Ecclesiastical History of the English People (Penguin Classics)
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Penguin Classics May 1991
014044565X / 9780140445657
Seller ID: 54852
As Eusebius was to Christian history generally, so was the Venerable Bede to English church history. An eighth-century Benedictine monk, Bede chronicles the history of the English church from its beginnings to the gradual diminution of the native Celtic Christianity and its centralization under the Church of Rome. A fascinating narrative by one of the most learned scholars of medieval Western Europe.
An Eighth Day View:
Written in AD 731, Bede's work opens with a background sketch of Roman Britain's geography and histo...