Bede - Research Article from Encyclopedia of Religion

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The edition of Bede's works by J. A. Giles (1834–1844) was reprinted in Patrologia Latina, edited by J.-P. Migne, vols. 90–95 (Paris, 1850–1851). New editions of most of Bede's works have since appeared in Corpus Christianorum, series latina, vols. 118–122 (Turnhout, 1955–1969). For the Latin text of the Ecclesiastical History, Bertram Colgrave and R. A. B. Mynors's edition (Oxford, 1969) supersedes that of Charles Plummer (Oxford, 1896), although Plummer's historical notes retain much value.

The bibliography on Bede is large, especially in the form of articles in scholarly journals. Special mention should be made of Peter Hunter Blair's The World of Bede (London, 1970); Bede, His Life, Times and Writings: Essays in Commemoration of the Twelfth Centenary of His Death, edited by Alexander Hamilton Thompson (Oxford, 1935); and Famulus Christi: Essays in Commemoration of the Thirteenth Centenary of the Birth of the Venerable Bede, edited by Gerald Bonner (London, 1976). The best general...

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