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 ?
And in these two monasteries Bede spent all the rest of his life.
We know this, for long afterward another learned man told his pupils to take Bede for an example, and not spend their time "digging out foxes and coursing hares.
Once, when Bede was still a boy, a fearful plague swept the land, "killing and destroying a great multitude of men.
So the years passed on until, when Bede was thirty years of age, he became a priest.
As Caedmon is called the Father of English Poetry, Bede is called the Father of English History.
There were others who wrote history before Bede, but he was perhaps the first who wrote history in the right spirit.
For some weeks in the bright springtime of 735 Bede had been ill, yet "cheerful and rejoicing, giving thanks to almighty God every day and night, yea every hour.
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.