Bede


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Bede

 (bēd) also Bae·da or Be·da (bē′də) Known as "the Venerable Bede." 673?-735.
Anglo-Saxon theologian and historian whose major work, Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation (731), written in Latin, remains an important source of ancient English history. He introduced the method of dating events from the birth of Jesus.

Bede

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(Biography) Saint, known as the Venerable Bede. ?673–735 ad, English monk, scholar, historian, and theologian, noted for his Latin Ecclesiastical History of the English People (731). Feast day: May 27 or 25. Latin name: Baeda

Bede

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n.
Saint ( “the Venerable Bede” ), A.D. 673?–735, English monk, historian, and theologian.
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Bede

[biːd] NBeda
the Venerable Bedeel venerable Beda
References in classic literature ?
In his tall stalwartness Adam Bede was a Saxon, and justified his name; but the jet-black hair, made the more noticeable by its contrast with the light paper cap, and the keen glance of the dark eyes that shone from under strongly marked, prominent and mobile eyebrows, indicated a mixture of Celtic blood.
We'll hang up th' door at fur end o' th' shop an' write on't 'Seth Bede, the Methody, his work.
But I don' know what Parson Irwine 'ull say at his gran' favright Adam Bede a-turnin' Methody.
But it isna religion as was i' fault there; it was Seth Bede, as was allays a wool-gathering chap, and religion hasna cured him, the more's the pity.
Ballads, 'Beowulf,' Caedmon, Bede (Latin prose), Cynewulf.
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Bede, known as the 'Father of English History' lived and worked at the twin monastery of Jarrow-Wearmouth, and died in AD735.
But Bede villagers decided to continue with the sessions with the help of activities manager Louise Smith, who has a huge interest in art herself.
Rather, as Bede comments in the scene where Peter heals the lame beggar, it is "an excellent order of perfection that he who had been lying down first rose an[d] then set out on the way of virtues and thus entered the gates of the kingdom with the apostles" (44, emphasis mine).
Readers, particularly those less familiar with Latin, will find especially helpful the translators' practice not only of supplying significant Latin words in brackets, but also of highlighting in bold the particular letters in these words according to which Bede (or his source text) makes etymological connections.
He shows how Bede embeds principles of preaching and portrays exemplary preachers in both historical narratives (Ecclesiastical History) and two exegetical works (Commentary on Acts, On Ezra and Nehemiah); he then elucidates Bede's own practices in his Homilies on the Gospels and illustrates his legacy, noting his influence on the sculptural program of Chartres Cathedral.
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