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Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum‘Ecclesiastical history of the English people’

Bede
  • Latin
  • Anglo-Saxon texts
A history in five books on the churches and peoples of England.
Author
BedeBede (d. 735) – English monk at Monkwearmouth-Jarrow; author of the Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum and works on various religious and theological subjects.
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Language
  • Latin
Date
c. 731

Classification

Anglo-Saxon texts

Sources

Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] [tr.] Colgrave, Bertram, and R. A. B. Mynors (ed. and tr.), Bede’s Ecclesiastical history of the English people, Oxford Medieval Texts, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1969.
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Dennis Groenewegen
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