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The Ecclesiastical History of the English People (Oxford World's Classics) by [Bede]
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"[A] very useful, practical edition."--Glenn Olsen, University of Utah"One of the first great works of English literature....This new edition is based on the standard scholarly text, comes replete with notes by its editors...and includes two shorter works, "The Greater Chronicle" and the "Letter to Egbert.."..This book offers anecdote, philosophical observation, and even charm."--The Washington Post "[A] very useful, practical edition."--Glenn Olsen, University of Utah "One of the first great works of English literature....This new edition is based on the standard scholarly text, comes replete with notes by its editors...and includes two shorter works, "The Greater Chronicle" and the "Letter to Egbert.,.".This book offers anecdote, philosophical observation, and even charm."--The Washington Post "[A] very useful, practical edition."--Glenn Olsen, University of Utah "One of the first great works of English literature....This new edition is based on the standard scholarly text, comes replete with notes by its editors...and includes two shorter works, "The Greater Chronicle" and the "Letter to Egbert, ..".This book offers anecdote, philosophical observation, and even charm."--The Washington Post "[A] very useful, practical edition."--Glenn Olsen, University of Utah"One of the first great works of English literature....This new edition is based on the standard scholarly text, comes replete with notes by its editors...and includes two shorter works, "The Greater Chronicle" and the "Letter to Egbert.,.".This book offers anecdote, philosophical observation, andeven charm."--The Washington Post "�A� very useful, practical edition."--Glenn Olsen, University of Utah"One of the first great works of English literature....This new edition is based on the standard scholarly text, comes replete with notes by its editors...and includes two shorter works, "The Greater Chronicle" and the "Letter to Egbert...".This book offers anecdote, philosophical observation, andeven charm."--The Washington Post

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The Ecclesiastical History of the English People (731 AD) is Bede's most famous work. As well as providing the authoritative Colgrave translation of the Ecclesiastical History , this edition includes a new translation of the Greater Chronicle , in which Bede examines the Roman Empire and contemporary Europe. His Letter to Egbert gives his final reflections on the English Church just before his death, and all three texts here are further illuminated by a detailed introduction and explanatory notes. This book is intended for students of medieval history from A-level. With the ^IGreater Chronicle^R and ^ILetter to Egbert^R translated, and edited with introduction and notes by: McClure, Judith (Head, St George's School, Edinburgh); Unknown function: Collins, Roger

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1653 KB
  • Print Length: 496 pages
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford (21 Jan. 1999)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B006VQ9XLY
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 65 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #328,920 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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