BEDE, the Venerable


BEDE, the Venerable
(673-735)
   called the "Father of English history." He was a CHRISTIAN MONK who spent his life at the monasteries of Wearmouth and Jarrow where he devoted himself to scholarship. He is best remembered for his classic work The Ecclesiastical History of the English People.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • Bède Le Vénérable — dans les Chroniques de Nuremberg Bède (en latin et en saxon Bæda ou Beda, en anglais Bede), dit le Vénérable, né vers 672 en Northumbrie, est un moine et lettré …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bède le vénérable — dans les Chroniques de Nuremberg Bède (en latin et en saxon Bæda ou Beda, en anglais Bede), dit le Vénérable, né vers 672 en Northumbrie, est un moine et lettré …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The Venerable Bede —     The Venerable Bede     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Venerable Bede     Historian and Doctor of the Church, born 672 or 673; died 735. In the last chapter of his great work on the Ecclesiastical History of the English People Bede has told us… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • (the) Venerable Bede — Bede [Bede] (also called the Venerable Bede) (c. 673–735) an English ↑monk and ↑historian. At his ↑monastery in ↑Jarrow in north east England …   Useful english dictionary

  • the Venerable Bede — ➡ Bede * * * …   Universalium


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