Biblical Commentaries from the Canterbury School of Theodore and Hadrian

Bernard Bischoff Bernard Bischoff


Biblical Commentaries from the Canterbury School of Theodore and Hadrian

Biblical Commentaries from the Canterbury School of Theodore and Hadrian

  • Title: Biblical Commentaries from the Canterbury School of Theodore and Hadrian
  • Author: Bernard Bischoff Bernard Bischoff
  • ISBN: 9780521330893
  • Page: 266
  • Format: Hardcover



This volume includes the first edition of a previously unknown text that throws new light on the intellectual history of early medieval Europe The Biblical commentaries represent the teaching of two gifted Greek scholars who came to England from the Byzantine East Theodore, Archbishop of Canterbury and his colleague Hadrian They taught the Bible to a group of Anglo SaxoThis volume includes the first edition of a previously unknown text that throws new light on the intellectual history of early medieval Europe The Biblical commentaries represent the teaching of two gifted Greek scholars who came to England from the Byzantine East Theodore, Archbishop of Canterbury and his colleague Hadrian They taught the Bible to a group of Anglo Saxon scholars, who recorded their teaching The resulting commentaries constitute the high point of Biblical scholarship between late antiquity and the Renaissance The edition is introduced by substantial chapters on the intellectual background of the texts and their manuscript sources The Latin texts themselves are accompanied by facing English translations and extensive notes.


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