Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 August 2019

624 Pages


ISBN: 9780199242771

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Bede's Latin Poetry

Michael Lapidge

Oxford Medieval Texts

  • The first-ever collected edition of Bede's corpus of Latin verse, based on all surviving manuscript evidence
  • Provides new evidence for attributing a number of Latin hymns and epigrams to Bede
  • Discusses other poems which have been erroneously attributed to Bede by earlier editors
  • Include the first edition of a hitherto unknown early draft of Bede's metrical 'Life of St Cuthbert'