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The opening of Bede's History by Bede

The opening of Bede's History


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The opening of Bede's History

The opening of Book I of Bede's History of the English Church and People, beginning with the illuminated initial 'B', with animal grotesques and interlace decoration. The image is taken from The Tiberius Bede, the Ecclesiastical History of the English People. Originally published/produced in Canterbury in England Canterbury in the first half of the 9th century.

Cotton Tiberius C. II, f.5v.

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