A Companion to Bede by George Hardin Brown

By George Hardin Brown

The Venerable Bede is an important determine for Anglo-Saxonists, arguably crucial, identified personality from the interval. A pupil of overseas status from an early interval of the Anglo-Saxon church [c.672-732], he used to be the writer not just of the well known Ecclesiastical historical past of the English People, but in addition of scriptural commentaries, hagiographies, clinical works, admonitory letters, and poetry. This publication offers an informative, finished, and updated advisor to Bede and his writings, underlining specifically his value within the improvement of ecu heritage and tradition. It areas Bede in his modern Northumbria and early Anglo-Saxon England, dedicates person chapters to his works, and encompasses a bankruptcy on Bede's legacy for next heritage.

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Jones (Cambridge, MA, 1943), pp. 125–29; also Jones’s entry on Bede in the Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York, 1970), I: 564–66, and editorial preface to Bede, Opera didascalia, CCSL 123A, pp. xi–xii, 175, and 186. However, Peter Kitson, “Lapidary Traditions in Anglo-Saxon England, Part II: Bede’s Explanatio Apocalypsis and Related Works,” ASE 12 (1983): 73–123 at 88, demonstrates from Bede’s use in that commentary of information in chapter 38 of Pliny’s Natural History that, contrary to Jones’s assertion, Bede also knew the second half of that work.

39 That suggests that the Expositio (completed after 709), which had the etymology slightly incorrect, 35 36 37 38 39 Bede, De schematibus et tropis, ed. Kendall, CCSL 123A, p. 169. Bede, De orthographia, ed. Charles W. Jones, CCSL 123A, pp. 7, 17. Anna Carlotta Dionisotti, “On Bede, Grammars, and Greek,” RB 92 (1982): 111–41 at 121. She corrects the exaggerated statement of Jones in the preface to CCSL 123A, p. ” Dionisotti, “On Bede, Grammars, and Greek,” RB 92 (1982): 111–41. Bede, De orthographia, ed.

10, p. 260; trans. Arthur G. Holder (not yet published). Bede, De schematibus et tropis, CCSL 123A, II, 2, pp. 166–69; see Henri de Lubac, Exégèse médiévale: Les quatre sens de l’Écriture (Lyons, 1959), I. 664. Bede, De Tabernaculo, CCSL 119A, p. 25. Bede, In Lucae ev. III, 7. 37, CCSL 120, p. , Bedae Opera historica, pp. lix–lx, n. 8, provides a list of these “leges allegoriae” in Bede’s works.

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