Since time immemorial, The Venerable Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the British People (completed in 791) has been recognized as a masterpiece of medieval historical literature. This companion to the landmark 1969 Clarendon Press edition is a new commentary by the late Professor J.M. Wallace-Hadrill. Among the finest and most mature examples of Wallace-Hadrill's scholarship, the commentary unifies and enriches the findings of numerous modern scholars.
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