Ecclesiastical History, Volume I, Books I-III (Loeb by Bede, J. E. King

By Bede, J. E. King

Bede 'the Venerable,' English theologian and historian, used to be born in 672 or 673 CE within the territory of the only monastery at Wearmouth and Jarrow. He was once ordained deacon (691–2) and priest (702–3) of the monastery, the place his entire existence used to be spent in devotion, choral making a song, learn, educating, dialogue, and writing. in addition to Latin he knew Greek and doubtless Hebrew. Bede's theological works have been mainly commentaries, as a rule allegorical in approach, established with acknowledgment on Jerome, Augustine, Ambrose, Gregory, and others, yet bearing his personal character. In one other classification have been works on grammar and one on usual phenomena; precise curiosity within the vexed query of Easter led him to jot down concerning the calendar and chronology. yet his so much widespread creation is his Ecclesiastical historical past of the English state. the following a transparent and easy type united with descriptive powers to supply a chic paintings, and the evidence diligently accrued from solid assets make it a important account. ancient are also his Lives of the Abbots of his monastery, the fewer profitable debts (in verse and prose) of Cuthbert, and the Letter (November 734) to Egbert his student, so vital for our wisdom concerning the Church in Northumbria. The Loeb Classical Library variation of Bede's old works is in volumes.

Show description

Read Online or Download Ecclesiastical History, Volume I, Books I-III (Loeb Classical Library No. 246) PDF

Best medieval books

Practical Materia Medica of the Medieval Eastern Mediterranean According to the Cairo Genizah (Sir Henry Wellcome Asian Series)

The authors offer a brand new perception to the perform of remedy within the medieval international. They study the medicinal prescriptions and references to materia medica of the Cairo Genizah by way of combining the techniques of ethnobotany and heritage of drugs.

Valuing Others in Classical Antiquity

How does a discourse of valuing others aid to make a gaggle a bunch? The 5th in a sequence exploring old values, this booklet investigates what price phrases and evaluative ideas have been utilized in Greece and Rome to articulate the concept that humans belong jointly, as a relatives, a gaggle, a polis, a neighborhood, or simply as fellow humans.

Extra info for Ecclesiastical History, Volume I, Books I-III (Loeb Classical Library No. 246)

Example text

Xxv. 6, speaks of a herba Brilannica salvtaris contra serpentes. * In Bede's day Scottia meant Ireland. » Firth of Clyde. ^ Dumbarton; cf. chap. 12. THE VENERABLE BEDE CAP. Ill Ut Brittaniam primus Romanorum Gains Julius adierit. Verum eadem Brittania Romanis usque ad Gaium lulium Caesarem inaccessa atque incognita fuit qui anno ab Urbe condita sexcentesimo nonagesimo tertio, ante vero incamationis Dominicae tempus anno sexagesimo, functus gradu consulatus cum Lucio Bibulo, dum contra Germanorum Gallorumque gentes qui Rheno tantum flumine dirimebantur, bellum gereret, venit ad Morinos, unde in Brittaniam proximus et brevissimus transitus est, et navibus onerariis atque actuariis circiter octoginta praeparatis, in Brittaniam transvehitur, ubi acerba primum pugna fatigatus, deinde adversa tempestate correptus, plurimam classis partem, et non parvum numerum militiun, equitum vero pene omnem, disperdidit, Regressus in Galliara, legiones in hiberna dimisit, ac sexcentas naves utriusque commodi fieri iraperavit: quibus iterum in Brittaniam primo vere transvectus, dum ipse in hostem cum exercitu pergit, naves in anchoris stantes, tempestate correptae, vel conlisae inter se, vel arenis inlisae ac dissolutae sunt: ex quibus quadraginta perierunt, ceterae cum magna Caesaris equitatus primo difficultate reparatae sunt.

Fertile. Subficsca ac liventia, For water (as Or pike. Tac, Agr. 12. * ^3 THE VENERABLE BEDE cum Basilius dicit) fervidam qualitatem recipit, per quaedam metalla transcurrit, et fit non solum calida, sed et ardens. Quae etiam venis metallorum, certa aeris, ferri, et plumbi et argenti fecunda, gignit et lapidem gagatem plurimum optimumque est autem nigrogemmeus et ardens igni admotus, incensus : serpentes fugat, adtritu calefactus adplicita detinet aeque ut succinum. Erat et civitatibus quondam viginti et octo nobilissimis insignita, praeter castella innumera, quae et ipsa muris, turribus, portis, ac seris erant insti'ucta firmissimis.

In istis autem diebus duo opuscula multum memoria digna, exceptis lectionibus quas accepimus ab eo et cantu Psalmorum, facere studebat, Evangelium scilicet Sancti lohannis in nostram linguam ad utilitatem ecclesiae convertit, et de libris Isidori episcopi excerptiones quasdam, dicens 'Nolo ut pueri mei mendacium legant, et in hoc post obitum recipit,' et ' : ; : meum Cum venisset autem Ascensionem Domini coepit vehementius aegrotare in anhelitu, et modicus tumor in pedibus apparuit. ' et hilariter dictabat, et ' Nobis autem videbatur quod suum exitum bene noctem in gratiarum actione pervigil sciret, et sic duxit.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.62 of 5 – based on 28 votes

admin