Bede The Reckoning Of Time

Author: Saint Bede (the Venerable)
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
ISBN: 0853236933
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This translation of the full text of The Reckoning of Time includes an extensive historical introduction and a chapter-by-chapter commentary.


Author: Saint Bede (the Venerable)
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
ISBN: 184631495X
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The Venerable Bede composed On the Nature of Things and On Times at the outset of his career in AD 703, shaping a mass of difficult and sometimes dangerous material on the mathematical and physical basis of time into a lucid and well ...

Bede And The Future

Author: Dr Faith Wallis
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472406753
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In so doing the volume asks (and answers) new questions about Bede and his ideas about the future, and will undoubtedly stimulate further research in this field.

The Art Of Anglo Saxon England

Author: Catherine E. Karkov
Publisher: Boydell Press
ISBN: 1843836289
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97 The composition of the passage sets up a rhythm through its repetition of the
cognate terms for time and measure that is itself reflective of measure. The
content of the passage reveals time as both division and regulation, something
that is also made clear in the biblical account of the fourth day of creation with its
division of light from darkness and. 92 PL 90, col. 317A. 93 Bede, Bede: The
Reckoning of Time, ed. and trans. faith Wallis (liverpool, 1999), 24. 94 Bede. The
Reckoning of ...

Bede And The End Of Time

Author: Dr Peter Darby
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409482863
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Chapter 4 Signs, Portents and the End-time Sequence In De temporum ratione,
Bede explains that each aetas saeculi is to follow a regular pattern; every world
age has a bright beginning, a zenith and a troubled decline in much the same
way as each day must have a morning, noon and evening. Bede succinctly sums
up the pattern that the previous five world ages had followed, stating: 'while each
began with some element of joy, they ended in many shadows of trouble and ...

Medieval Medicine

Author: Faith Wallis
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442601035
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In this collection of over 100 primary sources, many translated for the first time, Faith Wallis reveals the dynamic world of medicine in the Middle Ages that has been largely unavailable to students and scholars.

Periodization And Sovereignty

Author: Kathleen Davis
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812207416
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This book's groundbreaking investigation of feudal historiography finds that the historical formation of "feudalism" mediated the theorization of sovereignty and a social contract, even as it provided a rationale for colonialism and ...

The Ashgate Research Companion To Popular Culture In Early Modern England

Author: Matthew Dimmock
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317042077
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The first computer to be so called was a calculator for reckoning time, devised in
the early eighth century by the Venerable Bede at the Northumbrian monastic
outposts of Jarrow and Wearmouth where he spent his entire life. The computus
was a system for determining the date of Easter, crucial in every sense of the
word. Bede's calculations were based on the tables produced in the third century
by Dionysius Exiguus, Bishop of Alexandria (and later Pope), and he recorded
his ...


Author: Faith Wallis
ISBN: 9781846318450
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Its subject matter -- the climax of the great story of creation and redemption, of history and of time itself -- adds to the Commentary's intrinsic importance, for these themes lie at the heart of Bede's concerns and of his achievement as a ...

On Genesis

Author: Saint Bede (the Venerable)
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
ISBN: 1846310881
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Accompanied by an informative introduction that makes Bede's commentary accessible to anyone with an interest in his work, this volume is an essential contribution to ecclesiastical history.