The times of Bede : studies in early English Christian society and its historian

Patrick Wormald ; edited by Stephen Baxter

Written by the late Patrick Wormald, one of the leading authorities on Bede's life and work over a 30-year period, this book is a collection of studies on Bede and early English Christian society. * A collection of studies on Bede, the greatest historian of the English Middle Ages, and the early English church. * Integrates the religious, intellectual, political and social history of the English in their first Christian centuries. * Looks at how Bede and other writers charted the establishment of a Christian community within a warrior society. * Features the first map of all known or likely early Christian communities in England. * Includes plans and illustrations of the finest early Christian church in England at Brixworth. * An appendix considers Bede's treatment of St. Hilda, the first great English female saint.

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  • Foreword. Editorial Note by Stephen Baxter. Acknowledgements. Abbreviations. Part I An Early Christian Culture and its Critic. 1 Bede and Benedict Biscop. 2 Bede, Beowulf and the Conversion of the Anglo Saxon Aristocracy. 3 Bede, the Bretwaldas and the origins of the Gens Anglorum. 4 Bede and the conversion of England: the charter evidence. Part II The Impact of Bede's Critique. 5 Athelwold and his Continental Counterparts: Contact, Comparison, Contrast. 6 Bede and the 'Church of the English'. 7 How do we know so much about Anglo Saxon Deerhurst? 8 Aristocrats as Abbots: a context for the making of Brixworth. Appendix: Hilda, Saint and Scholar (614-680). Index.

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書名 The times of Bede : studies in early English Christian society and its historian
著作者等 Wormald, Patrick
Baxter Stephen
出版元 Blackwell Pub.
刊行年月 2006
ページ数 xvi, 290 p., [1] leaf of plates
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 0631166556
NCID BA78943447
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国