Ecclesiastical History of the English People PDF/EPUB

Written in AD 731 Bede's work opens with a background sketch of Roman Britain's geography and history It goes on to tell of the kings and bishops monks and nuns who helped to develop Anglo Saxon government and religion during the crucial formative years of the English people Leo Sherley Price's translation brings us an accurate and readable version in modern English of a unique historical document This edition now includes Bede's Letter to Egbert concerning pastoral care in early Anglo Saxon England at the heart of which lay Bede's denunciation of the false monasteries and The Death of Bede an admirable eye witness account by Cuthbert monk and later Abbot of Jarrow both translated by D H FarmerWritten in AD 731 Bede's work opens with a background sketch of Roman Britain's geography and history It goes on to tell of the kings and bishops monks and nuns who helped to develop Anglo Saxon government and religion during the crucial formative years of the English people Leo Sherley Price's translation brings us an accurate and readable version in modern English of a unique historical document This edition now includes Bede's Letter to Egbert concerning pastoral care in early Anglo Saxon England at the heart of which lay Bede's denunciation of the false monasteries and The Death of Bede an admirable eye witness account by Cuthbert monk and later Abbot of Jarrow both translated by D H FarmerWritten in AD 731 Bede's work opens with a background sketch of Roman Britain's geography and history It goes on to tell of the kings and bishops monks and nuns who helped to develop Anglo Saxon government and religion during the crucial formative years of the English people Leo Sherley Price's translation brings us an accurate and readable version in modern English of a unique historical document This edition now includes Bede's Letter to Egbert concerning pastoral care in early Anglo Saxon England at the heart of which lay Bede's denunciation of the false monasteries and The Death of Bede an admirable eye witness account by Cuthbert monk and later Abbot of Jarrow both translated by D H Farmer