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Bede 'the Venerable,' English theologian and historian, used to be born in 672 or 673 CE within the territory of the only monastery at Wearmouth and Jarrow. He used to be ordained deacon (691–2) and priest (702–3) of the monastery, the place his entire existence was once spent in devotion, choral making a song, learn, educating, dialogue, and writing. in addition to Latin he knew Greek and doubtless Hebrew.

Bede's theological works have been mainly commentaries, regularly allegorical in procedure, dependent with acknowledgment on Jerome, Augustine, Ambrose, Gregory, and others, yet bearing his personal character. In one other classification have been works on grammar and one on usual phenomena; targeted curiosity within the vexed query of Easter led him to jot down in regards to the calendar and chronology. yet his so much prominent creation is his Ecclesiastical historical past of the English Nation. the following a transparent and straightforward kind united with descriptive powers to provide a chic paintings, and the proof diligently accrued from strong resources make it a worthwhile account. ancient are also his Lives of the Abbots of his monastery, the fewer winning bills (in verse and prose) of Cuthbert, and the Letter (November 734) to Egbert his student, so very important for our wisdom concerning the Church in Northumbria.

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