Ecclesiastical History of the English People : With Bede's Letter to Egbert and Cuthbert's Letter on the Death of Bede EPUB
Edited by D. Farmer
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Written in AD 731, Bede's work opens with a background sketch of Roman Britain's geography and history.
It goes on to tell of the kings and bishops, monks and nuns who helped to develop Anglo-Saxon government and religion during the crucial formative years of the English people.
Leo Sherley-Price's translation brings us an accurate and readable version, in modern English, of a unique historical document.
This edition now includes Bede's Letter to Egbert concerning pastoral care in early Anglo-Saxon England, at the heart of which lay Bede's denunciation of the false monasteries; and The Death of Bede, an admirable eye-witness account by Cuthbert, monk and later Abbot of Jarrow, both translated by D.
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