Northumbria in the days of Bede
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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bede, -- the Venerable, Saint, -- 673-735,
  • Northumbria (Kingdom) -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementPeter Hunter Blair.
The Physical Object
Pagination254, [1] p., [7] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23746768M

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  It is a century and a half since the Book of Kells began to be revered as the supreme work of Irish calligraphy and art in the Early Christian period, and a quarter of a century since Monsieur François Masai challenged that traditional opinion, arguing that the Book was in fact made in Northumbria, apparently at Lindisfarne, or at least in some centre influenced both by Lindisfarne and Wearmouth–Jarrow Cited by: Northumbria’s patron saint, Saint Cuthbert, was a monk and later abbot of the monastery, and his miracles and life are recorded by Bede. Cuthbert later became Bishop of Lindisfarne. An anonymous . Responding to renewed interest in the powerful early medieval kingdom of Northumbria, this volume uses evidence drawn from archaeology, documentary history, place-names, and artistic works to produce an unashamedly cross-disciplinary body of scholarship that addresses all aspects of Northumbria's past. Northumbria . St. Bede the Venerable, Bede also spelled Baeda or Beda, (born /, traditionally Monkton in Jarrow, Northumbria [England]—died , Jarrow; canonized ; feast day May 25), Anglo-Saxon theologian, historian, and chronologist. St. Bede .