History Peter Hunter Blair The World of Bede

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The World of Bede is an engaging and accessible introduction to the writings and intellectual development of the venerable Bede (d. 735), first historian of the English and one of the greatest scholars of the Middle Ages. Originally published in 1970 and out of print for many years, the book remains a minor classic of historical writing, now made available again for the enjoyment of all those interested in the early medieval world. A new preface and supplementary bibliography by Michael Lapidge have brought the book up to date.

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Originally published in 1970 and out of print for many years, this reissue renders a minor classic of historical writing accessible again. Bede (d. 735) was the first English historian and one the greatest scholars of the Middle Ages.

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"In the foreword, Michael Lapidge, who supervised the reprinting, says, 'Hunter Blair's book stands up well to the passage of time: being concerned with Bede himself and not with the industry of Bede scholarship.' Anyone (such as this reviewer) who read this book twenty years ago and who has just returned to it will agree....This remains a fine book." Joseph F. Kelly, Church History

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